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From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[William Henry Barton]
Date:
8] March [1855
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0629; Reel 1089
Summary:

Procedure for E. W. Ward to recover expenses for construction of Sydney branch mint. Interview [W. O.] Young for particulars on shipments of materials. Discusses justification of Patrick Shanahan's wages. L. C. Wyon submitted wax model of Kaffir medal, but JH recalls that Treasury asked for drawing.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[William Henry Barton]
Date:
13] March [1855
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0604; Reel 1089
Summary:

Mint debt is too great. If G. Baillie cannot liquidate soon, inform Treasury about Mint's shortage of cash. Instructions regarding reports and duties that must be completed before end of March.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[William Henry Barton]
Date:
[17 March 1855]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0720; Reel 1089
Summary:

Approves delegating E. L. J. Ridsdale to represent [WB] in 'attending the Pyx' during assay process. Does not approve of transferring Ridsdale before his probationary year as assayer is completed.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[William Henry Barton]
Date:
30] March [1855
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0611; Reel 1089
Summary:

JH is paralyzed and in pain. Appreciates [WB]'s efforts to keep [Mint] running smoothly. Comments on JH's successor. Decision to contract out Crimean medal simplifies Mint's responsibilities. Review Mint structure and systems. Invite bids for Kaffir medal. Disappearance of L. C. Wyon's wax model of Kaffir medal.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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