date(s):
1852-1890
creator(s):
Camp, John P., -1868
subject(s):
Civil War, 1861-1865; Loyalty oaths; Armed Forces
place(s):
United States; Missouri; St Louis; St. Louis, MO, USA; Missouri, USA; United States
type(s):
Documentary Artifacts; Collection
A0223 Camp, John P. Papers Inventory of John P. Camp Papers A0223 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2017 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 archives@mohistory.org URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-09-27 06:37:50 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center John P. Camp Papers Camp, John P., -1868 A0223 0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box) 1852-1890 1861-1868 Processing Information Processed by Molly Kodner, November 1998. Donor Information The collection was donated to the Missouri Historical Society in May 1952 by Frederick C. Lake III, and was formerly known as the Frederick C. Lake Papers. Frederick C. Lake, Jr. (1888-1948) was married to John P. Camp’s daughter, Emilie Camp. Biographical Sketch Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, John P. Camp resided in St. Louis in the 1860s, where he worked as a counselor for Civil War claimants. He died January 25, 1868, in Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri. Scope and Contents Collection consists primarily of documentation of Civil War claims handled by John P. Camp, a counselor for claimants in St. Louis. These claims, dated 1861 to 1868, relate to services rendered and supplies provided to the United States, and include vouchers, receipts, correspondence, affidavits, special orders, and loyalty oaths. The collection also contains business papers of Camp, which do not appear to be related to the claims process, and personal papers of the Camp family. Arrangement The collection is arranged in the following series: Civil War Claims Papers Series , Other Business Papers Series , Camp Family Personal Papers Series , and Miscellany Series . Conditions Governing Access The collection is open for research use. Conditions Governing Use For permission to publish, quote from, or reproduce material in this collection, please contact the Archives Reference Desk at archives@mohistory.org . Copyright restrictions may apply. The researcher assumes full responsibility for comforming to the laws of copyright. Physical and Technical Requirements There are no physical or technical restrictions. Preferred Citation John P. Camp Papers, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Business enterprises -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 United States -- Armed Forces United States -- Armed Forces -- Pay, allowances, etc. United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Veterans -- Missouri -- Saint Louis United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 36th (1861-1865) United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 59th (1862-1865) Civil War Claims Papers Series Documentation for Claims Adami, Michael, see Folder 4, Luther Eldridge. 1 1 Beers, John C. (2 items) 1863 Jan 1 1 Bell, D.W. (2 items) 1861 Dec 1 1 Belleville & Urbana Plank Road Co. Includes letters of Edward Abend and a voucher to William Neal. (4 items) 1863 July 1 1 Blue Wing (steamboat). (3 items) 1862 Nov 1 1 Bollinger, John. (2 items) 1862 Aug 1 1 Boozey, B. (and H. Vitt). (1 item) 1867 Jan 1 1 Bousy, Ben. (1 item) 1867 Jan 1 1 Bowlin, James B. (7 items) 1861 Oct-1862 June 1 1 Briegel, Adam. (9 items) 1862 Apr-June 1 1 Brock, S.A. (1 item) 1867 Feb 1 1 Bruce, John P. (6 items) 1862 Apr-1866 June 1 1 Camp, John P. (4 items) 1863 Dec-1867 Nov 1 2 Catlin, James K. (2 items) 1862 Apr 1 2 Clayton, John H. (1 item) 1861 Sept 1 2 Cooper, James W. (3 items) 1863 Jan 1 2 Cooper, William G. (5 items) 1862 Jan-July 1 2 Cunningham, T.W. (1 item) 1863 May 1 2 Dengl, Joseph Julius, for recruiting services (2 items) 1861 Sept 1 3 Dickson, William T. (1 item) 1867 Apr 1 3 Drew, Harvey L. (3 items) 1864 Aug-1866 Aug 1 3 Eldridge, Luther P. (and Michael Adami), for recruiting services; includes roll of men for the 8th Kansas Infantry. (5 items) 1861 Nov; 1862 Jan, Apr 1 4 Ellis, P.F. (1 item) 1864 Dec 1 4 Everett, Margaret S. Includes Special Order No. 98 appointing a military commission. (3 items) 1863 Dec-1864 Feb 1 4 Foster, J.P. (1 item) 1864 Oct 1 4 Gage, William A. (3 items) 1863 Jan 1 4 Guilliame, John. (1 item) 1864 Feb 1 4 Harris, Isaiah T. (2 items) 1862 Jan 1 5 Haskell, Capt. (2 items) 1862 Aug-Sept 1 5 Heitz, Nicolaus. (6 items) 1862 Feb-Mar 1 5 Herder, John. (4 items) 1864 July-Aug 1 5 Hertert, Nicholas. (3 items) 1862 Oct 1 5 H.I. Loving and Co. (3 items) 1863 Apr-May 1 5 Hutto, Eli. (3 items) 1863 Mar 1 5 Iberville (steamboat). (1 item) 1865 Oct 1 5 Jackson, H.C. (1 item) 1865 Aug 1 6 James Dean & Son. (3 items) 1861 Dec; 1862 Oct 1 6 James Raymond (steamboat). (1 item) 1862 Aug 1 6 Jones, Cooper. (1 item) 1862 Aug 1 6 Jones McDowell & Co. (6 items) 1866 June-July 1 6 Lee, William. (4 items) 1864 Nov 1 7 Lorenz, Martias. (3 items) 1862 Sept 1 7 Lubbering, F.J. (11 items) 1864 Oct-1865 Feb 1 7 Marcellus, John. (2 items) 1862 Sept 1 8 Maybrey, Henry Y. (3 items) 1862 Sept; no date 1 8 McCaffrey, Peter. (1 item) 1866 May 1 8 McCosker, John A. Includes accounts and receipts for George Goldthwait, Francis Moore, A.K. Mills, George Winthrop, and Frank Hays. (14 items) 1864 Oct 1 8 McHome, John. (1 item) 1868 Sept 1 8 McNamee, George. (2 items) 1866 May 1 8 Meiser, John. (1 item) 1861 Nov 1 8 Miller, Joseph. (1 item) 1866 May 1 8 Michell, Joseph. (1 item) 1862 Dec 1 8 Montague, C., for transporting prisoners to Chester, Illinois. (3 items) 1862 Aug 1 8 Moore, Frank. (1 item) 1865 Oct 1 8 Morris, David. (1 item) 1862 Apr 1 8 Morris, Joshua. (1 item) 1861 Dec 1 8 Nolen, Mary Ann. (1 item) 1866 Feb 1 9 Olmstead, Jonas. (2 items) 1864 Aug 1 9 Ordelheide, Henry. (4 items) 1862 Mar 1 9 Ostmann, Andreas. (1 item) 1862 Nov 1 9 Overbeck, Herman. (2 items) 1861 Oct, Dec 1 9 Paine, James A., for recruiting services. (2 items) 1864 Feb 1 10 Palmer, E.T. (3 items) 1862 Aug 1 10 Pilot Knob Iron Co. (30 items) 1861 Oct-Dec 1 10 Plank, G.W. (3 items) 1862 Apr 1 10 Platte Valley (steamboat), for transporting prisoners. (3 items) 1862 May; 1865 Jan 1 10 Putnam, James P. (4 items) 1862 Feb 1 10 Reisner, John C. (1 item) 1862 June 1 11 Rieken, Henry. (2 items) 1861 Oct, Dec 1 11 Roberts, Moses. (1 item) 1862 June 1 11 Rogers, J.B., includes Special Orders Nos. 152 & 158. (4 items) 1864 June 1 11 Sanders, Joseph. (2 items) 1862 Apr 1 11 Sellers, Daniel. (1 item) 1862 Dec 1 11 Sharp, Benjamin, for serving as a witness at a military trial. (7 items) 1862 May, Oct; no date 1 11 Sherburne, John P. (4 items) 1866 Oct-1867 Jan 1 11 Steininger, John G. (1 item) 1861 Nov 1 11 Swain, J.A. (1 item) 1862 Oct 1 11 Steinacker & Co. (2 items) 1861 Sept 1 11 Tallon, Peter. (5 items) 1864 Aug-Nov 1 12 Taltow, W.D. & J.B. (2 items) 1862 June 1 12 Tedford, Robert B.K. (2 items) 1864 May 1 12 Theiss, Otto, account for fresh beef, Camp Stafford, Lemay Ferry Road. (1 item) 1864 Feb 1 12 Thomas, John. (1 item) 1863 Jan 1 12 Tomlinson, J.M. (5 items) 1866 Mar, Nov, Dec 1 12 Universe (steamboat). (1 item) 1862 Apr 1 13 Vitt, H., see Folder 1, B. Boozey. 1 13 Walters, George. (2 items) 1862 Aug 1 13 Wammack, Richard. (3 items) 1862 Feb 1 13 Warner, D.P. (2 items) 1864 Nov 1 13 Warren, Charles. (1 item) 1862 Mar 1 13 Welsh, Martin. (1 item) 1864 Dec 1 13 Wheeler, Mary N.L. (2 items) 1863 Apr 1 13 W.H. Osborn (steamboat). (2 items) 1865 Sept, Nov 1 13 Williams, Emily. (2 items) 1863 Jan; 1866 June 1 13 Williams, George J. (1 item) 1862 Nov 1 13 Wolf, George. (2 items) 1861 Oct, Dec 1 13 Wood, Ira. (1 item) 1863 May 1 13 Woodruff, James R. (1 item) 1861 Nov 1 13 Woodward. Includes papers of B.P. Woodward, J.E. Woodward, and the steamboat R.L.Woodward . (17 items) 1865 Jan-1868 Apr 1 13 Yarberry, Henison. (2 items) 1862 Feb 1 13 Papers regarding blankets lost by members of the 36th Illinois Infantry at the Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Includes vouchers for the following men: A0223-00018 1 14 Andrews, Albert. Baker, Christopher P. Brown, Charles A. Chambers, Alexander. Clayson, Henry. Dean, Cyrus F. Duffy, Hugh. Fenner, Thomas. Gibbons, Patrick. Halsey, Charles A. Hoxie, Daniel B. Jayne, David T. Johnson, George M. Lynd, Alexander C. Mann, Leonard W. Miller, Lewis F. Miner, Isaac N. Mitchell, William H. Muros, Dorus. Nute, Edward. O'Connell, John. Olzeskwi, Charles. Ritze, Augustus. Robertson, Alexander. Roland, Bent D.C. Sampson, Duportal. Sisloff, Micheal. Stanton, Tolmus. Taylor, John B.F. Tickner, L.P. Townsend, Milton S. Truox, Clarence H. White, Azotus. Willcox, Homer W. Correspondence between John P. Camp, Brevet Major General J.L. Donaldson, and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Thomas, regarding the claims of the following men: A0223-00019 1867 June 1 15 Gentry, W.M. Girard, Frank. McGill, Robert. Olmstead, George W. Orr, William. Parsons, Jonthan. Reichel, Philip. Rountree, Z.M. Whitcomb, O.A. Four letters signed J.M. Tebbetts to Lieutenant John Van Pelt, Lieutenant H.W. Hall, Captain Bensburg, and the commanding officer of the 59th Illinois Infantry, regarding receipts and vouchers. A0223-00020 1862 July 1 16 Three general orders regarding payment of soldiers and the claims process. 1864 July; 1865 Jan; 1867 Mar 1 17 Miscellaneous claims papers. A0223-00022 1866 Mar 16-1867 Sept 7; no date 1 18 Letter signed Riggs, Office of Riggs & Co., Washington, D.C., to John Camp. 1866 Mar 16 1 18 Letter signed John Camp, St. Louis, to D. Barnes, Little Rock, Arkansas. 1866 May 23 1 18 List of vouchers transferred to Gen. L.C. Easton, chief quartermaster, by Capt. Samuel Hipple, assistant quartermaster, February 2, 1866. 1866 May 25 1 18 Letter signed Francis Rodman, declaring that Charles Ingles is a notary public. 1866 June 14 1 18 Letter signed John P. Camp, St. Louis, to Milton Burch, Lebanon, Missouri. 1866 June 22 1 18 Letter signed Riggs to John P. Camp. 1866 July 12 1 18 Statement of Julius Conrad that Erastus R. Green is a notary public and list of notary publics. 1867 Apr 30 1 18 Letter signed Riggs to John P. Camp. 1867 June 25 1 18 Letter signed John P. Camp, St. Louis, to Harry A. Smith, Grafton, Illinois. 1867 Sept 7 1 18 Paper regarding claim due by Lieutenant Price. No date 1 18 Interrogatories to be Answered Under Oath by Claimants, Citizens of the United States. No date 1 18 Blank affidavit form. No date 1 18 Other Business Papers Series Proceedings of the Board of St. Louis, Cairo and Johnsonville Packet Company. 1866 Feb 16 1 19 Receipt for vouchers from John Camp. 1866 Sept 5 1 19 Certificate of special tax for John P. Camp. 1867 May 7 1 19 Blank stationery from Ross-Keller Triple Pressure Brick Machine Co., St. Louis, Missouri. No date 1 19 Accounts sheets. No date 1 19 Two scraps regarding accounts. No date 1 19 Amount due for examination of lot. No date 1 19 Camp Family Personal Papers Series Personal papers of John P. Camp, including: a lawsuit concerning estate of James Clearman, filed in Dutchess County, New York; correspondence; and a claim for allowance by Josephine R. Camp. (6 items) A0223-00043 1861-1867 1 20 Papers regarding the estate of John P. Camp, including claims filed against the estate. John Camp’s brother, William Camp, was the executor of the estate. (24 items) A0223-00044 1868-1871 1 21 Papers of William Camp, including vouchers to William Camp for his work on carriage repairs for George Goodlet and George R. Smith, and a letter signed T.B. Robinson. (4 items) A0223-00045 1859-1873 1 22 Papers of William T. Haydock, including correspondence and a certificate from the Legion of Honor. William Haydock was John P. Camp’s father-in-law. (4 items) A0223-00046 1873-1890 1 23 Frederick C. Lake genealogy. A0223-00047 1 24 Miscellany Series Papers regarding land taxes for the following individuals: A0223-00048 Herroes, Gertrude. (4 items) 1866 Dec-1867 May 1 25 Russell, Charles E. (2 items) 1863 Feb; 1867 Oct 1 25 Stone, W.H. (4 items) 1862 Sept-Oct 1 25 Webb, W.Y. (1 item) 1865 Oct 1 25 Military land warrant in the name of Edward A. Chapman. 1852 Feb 1 26 Includes receipt from attorney Edward A. Meany to Robert Peay regarding land about to be sold to Peay by C.E. Maurice and G.L. Camp., and explanation of Peay’s deed of trust. (4 items) 1863 Feb-June 1 26 Check to StL. & Co. signed P.P. Heelan. 1866 Jan 1 26 Letter signed L.E. Parker to C.H. Jackson. 1866 May 1 26 Adams Express Co. envelope from Hugh Nott in Memphis. 1866 Oct 1 26 Sectional map of Township 32 North, Range 1 East of 5th Principal Meridian. No date 1 26