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Daniel D. Tompkins Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 114

Abstract

Chiefly official correspondence relating to the transfer of supplies and personnel during the Mexican War.

Dates

  • 1847-1849

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

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Biographical Note

Daniel D. Tompkins, a native of New York City, was trained at the U.S. Military Academy. He was cited for gallantry and meritorious conduct in the Seminole War (1836). Tompkins was a quartermaster general stationed in New Orleans during the Mexican War and was cited for meritorious conduct particularly in the performance of his duties in the prosecution of the war with Mexico. Colonel Tompkins died 26 February 1863 at the age of 49.

Collection Summary

Chiefly official correspondence relating to the transfer of supplies and personnel during the Mexican War. Tompkins was a quartermaster general stationed in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Abstract

Chiefly official correspondence relating to the transfer of supplies and personnel during the Mexican War.

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

General

Processed by
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Processing Completed
2007
Encoded by
Jim Labosier
Title
Finding Aid to the Daniel D. Tompkins Correspondence, 1847-1849
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Date
2007
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement
1.0

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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