A Guide to the Christopher Tompkins Account Book, 1819-1821 Tompkins, Christopher, Account Book, 1819-1821 MS 40.3

A Guide to the Christopher Tompkins Account Book, 1819-1821

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the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 40.3


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 40.3
Title
Christopher Tompkins Account Book, 1819-1821.
Extent
1 item (171 p. ; 39 cm.)
Creator
Christopher Tompkins.
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

Christopher Tompkins Account Book, Manuscript MS 40.3, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1940.

Alternative Form

Also available on microfilm (M-1118)


Biographical/Historical Information

Merchant of Mathews County, Virginia.

Scope and Content Information

Accounts of the general mercantile business of Christopher Tompkins of Mathews County, Virginia. Names in the accounts include William Bassett, James Brown, James Chewning, William Evans, Josiah Foster, John Green, Robert Hall, Richard Hunley, John Plummer, William H. Pruden, Thomas Sank, and James Saunders.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Bassett, William, fl. 1820.
  • Brown, James, fl. 1820.
  • Chewning, James, fl. 1820.
  • Evans, William, fl. 1820.
  • Foster, Josiah, fl. 1820.
  • Green, John, fl. 1820.
  • Hall, Robert, fl. 1820.
  • Hurley, Richard, fl. 1820.
  • Plummer, John, fl. 1820.
  • Pruden, William H., fl. 1820
  • Sank, Thomas, fl. 1820.
  • Saunders, James, fl. 1820.
  • Tompkins, Christopher.
  • Subjects:

  • Merchants--Virginia--Mathews County--History--19th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Account books-- Virginia--Mathews County--19th century.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Bassett, William, fl. 1820.
  • Brown, James, fl. 1820.
  • Chewning, James, fl. 1820.
  • Christopher Tompkins.
  • Evans, William, fl. 1820.
  • Foster, Josiah, fl. 1820.
  • Green, John, fl. 1820.
  • Hall, Robert, fl. 1820.
  • Hurley, Richard, fl. 1820.
  • Plummer, John, fl. 1820.
  • Pruden, William H., fl. 1820
  • Sank, Thomas, fl. 1820.
  • Saunders, James, fl. 1820.
  • Tompkins, Christopher.