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The Christopher Tompkins papers (1800-1803; 0.34 cubic feet) contains about 20 documents that record trade conducted between Virginia and Saint Domingue during two separate sailings of the Schooner Lively and the Schooner Dart in 1800 and 1801, both captained by Christopher Tompkins. The ships and goods belong to a Virginia man named Alexander Wilson who gave permission to Tompkins to sell the goods and the ships, in Saint Dominque. Of particular interest are the Haitian printed forms,...