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Finding Aid to the Daniel D. Tompkins Correspondence, 1847-1849

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff
Processing Completed 2007
Encoded by Jim Labosier


Summary Information
Title: Daniel D. Tompkins Correspondence
Creator: Tompkins, Daniel D.
Dates: 1847-1849
Extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:
Chiefly official correspondence relating to the transfer of supplies and personnel during the Mexican War.

Call number: MS C 114
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Access Restrictions:

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

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Preferred Citation:

Tompkins, Daniel D. Daniel D. Tompkins correspondence. 1847-1849. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 114.


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National Library of Medicine

Finding Aid to the Daniel D. Tompkins Correspondence, 1847-1849

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff
Processing Completed 2007
Encoded by Jim Labosier

Descriptive Summary

Tompkins, Daniel D.Daniel D. Tompkins Correspondence Dates: 1847-18490.21 linear feet (1 box)MS C 114 Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine Collection materials primarily in EnglishAbstract:Chiefly official correspondence relating to the transfer of supplies and personnel during the Mexican War.Access Restrictions:

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

Copyright and Re-use Information

NLM does not possess copyright to the collection. Archival collections often contain mixed copyrights; while NLM is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. It is the user's responsibility to research and understand any applicable copyright and re-publication rights not allowed by fair use. NLM does not grant permissions to publish.

Privacy Information

Archives and manuscript collections may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in any collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications for which the National Library of Medicine assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation:

Tompkins, Daniel D. Daniel D. Tompkins correspondence. 1847-1849. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 114.

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.


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

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    MeSH Subjects

    • Equipment and Supplies
    • Military Medicine
    • Military Personnel
    Geographic Names

    • United States

    Series Descriptions

    Series 1: Correspondence, 1847-184911 List of correspondents, undated12184713January-April, 184814May-June, 184815July-September, 184816October-November, 184817December, 184818January, 184919February-April, 1849

    Collection Scope and Content Note

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

    Contents List
    Box | Folder Title
     
    Series 1: Correspondence, 1847-1849 [series]:
    1 1
    List of correspondents, undated
    1 2
    1847
    1 3
    January-April, 1848
    1 4
    May-June, 1848
    1 5
    July-September, 1848
    1 6
    October-November, 1848
    1 7
    December, 1848
    1 8
    January, 1849
    1 9
    February-April, 1849