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Drayton family papers, 1837-1869

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Conrad Wienges to James Drayton
Conrad Wienges to James Drayton Writing to Drayton in Texas, Wienges discusses a storm in Charleston, General Daniel Edgar Sickles, the display of the national flag, and the will of "Uncle Jacob"
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B.G. Wilkins to John Drayton
B.G. Wilkins to John Drayton Wilkins requests a list of slaves who died under Drayton's care on James Island, for the use of Board of Slave Claims.
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William White to William Ramsay
William White to William Ramsay White denies John Drayton's charges of fraud regarding slaves' rations.
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Unidentified to E. Eddings
Unidentified to E. Eddings Unidentified correspondent idenitifies irregularities in the slaves' rations.
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F.H. Trenholm to John Drayton
F.H. Trenholm to John Drayton Trenholm requests that Drayton agree to extend his mining lease at Drayton Hall. Estimates of mining machinery are included.
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F.H. Trenholm to John Drayton
F.H. Trenholm to John Drayton Trenholm requests his lease of Drayton Hall be extended.
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Tax receipt
Tax receipt Tax receipt of Thomas Drayton, Brazoria County, Texas. Includes tax on land, slaves, horses and miscellaneous property
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James Stevens, Jr., to John Drayton
James Stevens, Jr., to John Drayton Stevens, of the Bank of the State of South Carolina, notifies Drayton his account has been credited $457.61
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Slave and clothing inventories
Slave and clothing inventories Slaves at Drayton Hall and slaves working in town ("Town List"). Slaves are listed along with clothing allocation (in yards). Divided into "Men, Women & Children" categories. Plantation slaves also divided by field and "House servants".
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R.L. Singletary to John Drayton
R.L. Singletary to John Drayton Singletary wants to know the condition of John Starling's slave(s) at the time of his transfer from James Island to St. Andrew's Parish. The enslaved died soon thereafter.
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Thomas Semmes to John Drayton
Thomas Semmes to John Drayton Semmes instructs Drayton to receipt for the medical supplies received.
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Thomas Semmes to John Drayton
Thomas Semmes to John Drayton Semmes instructs Drayton to receipt for the medical supplies received.
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Sketch
Sketch Rough sketch by James S. Drayton. Subjects unclear.
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Rough plat
Rough plat Rough plat by James Drayton with measurements.
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Charles E. Kanapaux to unidentified
Charles E. Kanapaux to unidentified Recommendation for J.P. Droze's application for assistance from the State appropriation. Authored by Charles Kanapaux and signed by William Bull, G. Legare, John Drayton, J.R. Wilson, J. McLeod and W.E. Mikell.
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Receipt
Receipt Receipt showing John Drayton paid tax in kind with corn and fodder
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Receipt
Receipt Receipt of six dollars
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Tax receipt
Tax receipt Receipt concerning John Drayton's Corporation Tax for 1865
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Tax receipt
Tax receipt Receipt concerning John Drayton's Corporation Tax for 1865
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William Ramsay to D.B. Harris
William Ramsay to D.B. Harris Ramsay denies John Drayton's charges of fraud regarding the slaves' rations. Supported by remarks of Col. J.W. Robertson on back.
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