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Drayton family papers, 1837-1869

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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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George Bright to James Drayton
George Bright to James Drayton Note to accompany $20 sent for wages of Isaac, Drayton's slave.
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George Bright to James S. Drayton
George Bright to James S. Drayton Bright is unprepared to met the increased wage Drayton has set for his slave Isaac. He requests Drayton settle for $20 per month.
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George Bright to James S. Drayton
George Bright to James S. Drayton Bright is unprepared to met the increased wage Drayton has set for his slave Isaac. He requests Drayton settle for $20 per month.
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Instructions
Instructions Directions on stiching gloves
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Inventory
Inventory Miscellaneous list of items and weights including foods, fuel, and medicine.
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Inventory
Inventory Miscellaneous list of items and weights including foods, fuel, and medicine.
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Inventory
Inventory Inventory of medicines turned over to Dr. Gelzer by John Drayton
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Inventory of sales
Inventory of sales List of items sold by John Drayton's attorneys on his behalf
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Invoice
Invoice Invoice of medicine issued to John Drayton at James Island
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Invoice
Invoice Invoice of medicine issued to John Drayton at James Island
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Invoice
Invoice Medicines recieved
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J. Fraser Matthews to John Drayton
J. Fraser Matthews to John Drayton Matthews writes concerning the mining lease for Drayton Hall by a Philadelphia Company
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J.A. Leland to James S. Drayton
J.A. Leland to James S. Drayton Leland criticizes Drayton for his inflated bill and instructs him to make several amendments.
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James Drayton to unidentified
James Drayton to unidentified Note from James S. Drayton requesting the recipient to puchase a check on a Charleston bank.
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James S. Drayton to "Charlotte"
James S. Drayton to "Charlotte" A lengthly and searching "sketch of my life", by James Drayton. Written in the form a of confessional, Drayton reflects on his childhood, education, the death of his first wife (Louisa Elford), the purpose of his existence and his strong feelings for the recipient.
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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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John Drayton to James S. Drayton
John Drayton to James S. Drayton John writes to James in Charleston about his desire to come to town to raise money but his unwillingness to take the required Federal oath of allegiance. He inquires if James or someone else who has taken the oath may conduct business on his behalf so that he can avoid the oath. Drayton requests information about the "guards on the [Charleston] wharves and river" and notes his intention of leaving the country. He believes it is best for the "[Federal administration] to pile on the agony". Also mentions witnessing Union troops chasing Governor Magrath to Columbia.
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John Drayton to R.L. Singletary
John Drayton to R.L. Singletary Copy. Drayton complains that military personnel are siphoning the rations of the enslaved laborers. Correspondence is forwarded several times.
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