Title: Petition of Lyla Cambell, George Cambell, Albert Cambell, and Mary Cambell, 1 August 1862
Date: August 1, 1862
Source Text: A microfilm reproduction of the original document held at the National Archives and Records Administration, Microcopy 433, Reel 3. The original document is held in the Records of the District Courts of the United States, 1685–2004, National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 21. Within the National Archives' Archival Description Catalog, see ARC Identifier 4314547 / MLR Number NC-2 33 (http://arcweb.archives.gov).
Title: Evidence Relating to the Petition of Lyla Campbell, George Campbell, Albert Campbell, and Mary Campbell, 1 August 1862
Date: August 1, 1862
Source Text: A microfilm reproduction of the original document held at the National Archives and Records Administration, Microcopy 520, Reel 6. The original document is held in the Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, 1775–1978, National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 217.6.5. Within the National Archives' Archival Description Catalog, see ARC Identifier 4644616 / MLR Number A1 347 (http://arcweb.archives.gov).
Civil War Washington ID: cww.01034
Samuel Pumphrey of Washington DC having claim to service or labor in the District of Columbia of the undersigned and having refused or neglected to file in your Office the statement in writing or schedule provided for in the 9th Section of the Act of Congress entitled "An act for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia," Approved April 16th 1862, you will please file the annexed schedule in pursuance of an act supplementary to the above recited act approved July 12th 1862
The said Petitioners further state that they were residents of this District at and for a long time previous to the passage the act above cited appd April 16th 1862, and with the consent of said Samuel Pumphrey.
|Lyla Cambell||Age 50 years||female||Black|
|George Cambell||" 11 "||Male||Drk Mulatto|
|Albert Cambell||" 14 "||female||" "|
|Mary Cambell||" 5 "||"||" Brown|
her X mark Lyla Cambell
his X mark George Cambell
his X mark Albert Cambell
her X mark Mary Cambell
Z. B. Brooke
The Commissioners, satisfied on the testimony of Jonas B. Ellis and S. York Atlee, of the truth of the within statement, order the same to be so reported to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Dist of Columbia.
Jas B. Ellis. Recognize woman as Mr Pumphreys & the little girl they lived with me some years. I do not distinctly recollect the boys though they may have lived at same time at [illegible] with me. She had some children with her. They were here 16 April 1862
S. York Atlee recognize the two boys as children of the woman and servants of Sam Pumphrey