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Collection Reference Number GLC04044
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1814 
Title James Monroe to Simon Snyder regarding orders for the Pennsylvania militia
Date 19 September 1814
Author Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Recipient Snyder, Simon  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Secretary of State Monroe indicates that, in response to the British leaving Baltimore after the Battle of Baltimore, the orders for the Pennsylvania militia were being revised. They are now ordered to protect Philadelphia against a potential attack. Mentions his hope that the successful Battle of Plattsburgh will relieve British pressure on the Eastern frontier. Snyder was the Pennsylvania governor.
Subjects Government and Civics  Military History  War of 1812  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Battle  Militia  
People Monroe, James (1758-1831)  Snyder, Simon (1759-1819)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme War of 1812; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859