James M.L. Scovill and William H. Scovill legal documents, 1838

Descriptive Summary

Repository
American Numismatic Society
Extent
1 folder
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open to all researchers.

Preferred Citation

James M.L. Scovill and William H. Scovill legal documents, 1838, Archives, American Numismatic Society.

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Biographical Note

James M.L. Scovill and William H. Scovill formed the J.M.L. & W.H. Scovill manufacturing company in 1827. The company, which existed under different names, including Scovill Manufacturing Company, in Waterbury, Connecticut, from the beginning of the 1800s into the 2000s, has made metal items such as buttons, daguerreotype plates, tokens, medals, and planchets for coins.

Scope and Content Note

Contains legal documents pertaining to the prosecution of James M.L. Scovill and William H. Scovill for counterfeiting copper coins in September, 1838.

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