To Establish an Assay Office at Dahlonega, Ga.
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To Establish an Assay Office at Dahlonega, Ga. hearings before the United States House Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures, Seventieth Congress, first session, on Apr. 20, May 22, 1928 by

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


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Considers (70) H.R. 12451

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Paginationii, 23 p
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL15290416M

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To establish an assay office at Dahlonega, Lumpkin County, Ga.: hearings before the Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures, House of Representatives, Seventy-first Congress, second session, on H.R. (report ).   In , Congress passed legislation to establish three new branch Mints located in Charlotte, NC; Dahlonega, GA; and New Orleans, LA. Charlotte and Dahlonega concentrated on processing the miners’ gold into coins, while New Orleans minted both gold and silver coins to keep up with a growing America. A United States Assay Office was established in the former Branch Mint building on Ma , with Dr. Isaac W. Jones serving as assayer. Inventor Thomas A. Edison reportedly came to the facility in to conduct experiments for two years on separating gold from ore by means of electricity. In , the U.S. government downgraded it to an assay office due to a shortage of gold dust. In , the General Assembly of North Carolina petitioned Congress to reopen the mint at Charlotte. This request was denied. The Assay office operated until From to , the Charlotte Women's Club met in the building.

The Liberty Head double eagle or Coronet double eagle is an American twenty-dollar gold piece struck as a pattern coin in , and for commerce from to It was designed by Mint of the United States Chief Engraver James B. Longacre.. The largest denomination of United States coin authorized by the Mint Act of was the eagle, or ten-dollar : reeded. Full text of "North Georgia College Undergraduate Bulletin" See other formats NORTH GEORGIA COLLEGE FIFTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL CATALOG North Georgia College SUCCESSOR TO NORTH GEORGIA AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE Branch of the University of Georgia DAHLONEGA, GEORGIA "^ CHARTERED CATALOGUE ANNOUNCEMENTS CONTENTS . Full text of "North Georgia College Undergraduate Bulletin " The hills around it are its laboratories. The specimen for the assay office can be picked up on the Campus, instead of having to be brought from a distance, at great expense. Ga Freshman Irreg. Ash, Hughes Lanier Dahlonega, Ga Sophomore A^. Avery, Ida Dahlonega, Ga Senior. A new book on the mint by Claire Birdsall goes far toward supplying this need, and it should be used in conjunction with Stautzenburger.2 Earlier, in , Birdsall had contributed a volume on the Dahlonega facility3 which was shortly joined by a second study by Sylvia Head and Elizabeth Etheridge.4 Among these four sources, the interested.

Rejai Office of Radiation Control Division of Public Health P.O. Box Dover, DE () In State District Robert Davis of Colombia DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs H Street NW Room Washington, DC () Boridj N. Michael Gilley Office of Radiation Control Department of Health. The first coins that the Assay Office struck were eight sided 2 ½ ounce gold pieces soon dubbed “slugs”. One of the more elusive specimens in the Kagin’s West Coast Auction is one of those first issued--the K-1 Lettered Edge variety with “50” on the reverse.   CONTENTS PRESIDENT'S WELCOME Letter 2 PRESIDENT, YOUNG HARRIS COLLEGE, WELCOME Letter 3 YOUNG HARRIS COLLEGE MAPS 4 PROGRAM Ninety-fourth Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science, Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia 5 Friday's Sessions Section I: BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 7, 17 Section IV: PHYSICS, MATHEMATICS, .   TREE PREFERENCE BY BEAVERS IN NORTH GEORGIA, Emily Watry [*], Kristen Barnekov, Matt Jordan, Justin Walter and Mark Davis, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA We studied tree damage caused by beavers to determine whether beavers preferentially selected conifers or deciduous trees.