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Christopher Tompkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T59
Scope and Contents 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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  • Subject: Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century X
  • Names: Tompkins, Christopher Quarles, 1813-1877 X