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Collection Reference Number GLC02512.13
From Archive Folder Vice Presidents: 4 letters and documents 
Title Orders relating to military supplies from Daniel D. Tompkins to Jasper Hopper
Date 5 April 1814
Author Tompkins, Daniel D. (1774-1825)  
Recipient Hopper, Jasper  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description The Governor of New York notes that he ordered munitions stored near Oswego and orders Hopper to send muskets, cartridges, and powder from those stores to use to defend Oswego, New York, if attacked. Oswego was attacked and captured by the British on 6 May 1814. Tompkins later became vice president.
Subjects War of 1812  Vice President  Government and Civics  Military History  Global History and Civics  Ammunition  Weaponry  Artillery  
People Tompkins, Daniel D. (1774-1825)  Hopper, Jasper (1770-1848)  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme War of 1812; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859