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A guide to the Jerome B. Piper billhead and contract, 1859 and 1869
HDC0023 (SAFR 13568)  
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  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Jerome B. Piper billhead and contract
    Date: 1859 and 1869
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0023 (SAFR 13568)
    Physical Description: 2 items
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Jerome B. Piper billhead and contract (SAFR 13568, HDC 23) is a billhead from Goodwin and Company dated 1859 and a contract between the U.S. Government and Piper to furnish North Beach sand for construction of a new branch mint in San Francisco in 1869. The items are cataloged and available for research use.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

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    Processing Note

    Note on Description: The descriptions in this collection guide were compiled using the best available sources of information. Such sources include the creator's annotations or descriptions, collection accession files, primary and secondary source material and subject matter experts. While every effort was made to provide accurate information, in the event that you find any errors in this guide please contact the reference staff in order for us to evaulate and make corrections to this guide. P lease cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0023 (SAFR 13568), Jerome B. Piper billhead and contract, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    These items were transferred from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area museum collection to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park museum collection.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    This finding aid does not have an agency history, biography, or historical note.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Jerome B. Piper billhead and contract (SAFR 13568, HDC 23) is a billhead from Goodwin and Company dated 1859 and a contract between the U.S. Government and Piper to furnish North Beach sand for construction of a new branch mint in San Francisco in 1869. The items are cataloged and available for research use.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of two items.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Maritime history
    United States. Bureau of the Mint (San Francisco, CA)
    billheads
    Contracts