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Campbell, James



  • Existence: 1812 - 1893

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

United States President, Cabinet, and House of Representatives, 34th Congress, Autograph Book

Identifier: MSS-0356
Overview Book containing the autographs of President Franklin Pierce (1853-1857) and his Cabinet, as well as those of virtually all members of the United States House of Representatives during the 34th Congress (3 December 1855 - 4 March 1857). The book also has the autograph of Confederate General Edmund W. Pettus, written in 1903 while he was a U.S. Senator.
Dates: 1855-1903

W. L. Campbell Deposition, 1849 April 12

 File — Box: 4250.001, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents A deposition by W. L. Campbell involving a lawsuit against James Campbell over ownership of an enslaved woman named Harriet and her children, Elkton, Kentucky, April 12, 1849. The testimony reveals that in the summer of 1845, James Campbell asked W. L. "to write a letter to Maria Louvard a sister of the negro woman and at the same time he showed me a letter from the s[ai]d Maria requesting him to hire her the women he had purchased of Thomas Campbell and he stated that In [sic] his reply that...
Dates: 1849 April 12