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Daniel D. Tompkins letter

Mss 812509
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 812509
Letter from Daniel D. Tompkins of Albany, NY (Governor of NY State) to William Eustis (Secretary of War), explaining to him that $50,000 was sent from the War Department to him for expenses of N.H. State Militia has been exhaustes and enclosing a request for an additional $75,000. Discusses responsiblity for paying troops and informing him that the district paymaster for the Militia and quarter-master general of the US have declined to take responsibility. 100,00 men are already in service in NY and some have not been paid. Governor needs additional military staff.

Dates

  • 1812-09-09

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

.01 linear ft. (1 envelope)

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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