Logbooks, account books and accounts, 1807-1841, of Christopher Tompkins kept while captain of ship "Pocahontas", 1807-1809, and while running a general merchandise store in Mathews Co., Va. Includes typed excerpts from a memoir of Tompkins compiled by his son, Christopher Quarles Tompkins in 1860 and twenty-one pages from an account book listing foodstuffs of A. Y. P. Garnett, surgeon in Sally Tompkins' Confederate hospital, Robertson Hospital, in Richmond, Virginia during the Civil War.
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2.50 Linear Feet
Eleven items in this collection were purchased by W&M Special Collections Research Center in 1941 from Mrs. Marion Minter, and in 1957 Miss Nellie Thompkins donated 5 additional items.
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Processed by Debbie Smith-George in 1983.
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