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Drayton family papers, 1837-1869

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W.J. Laval to John Drayton
W.J. Laval to John Drayton Laval instructs Drayton to send duplicate drafts requesting the disbursement of the appropriation for Soldiers' Families. The initial drafts were signed by Drayton. The duplicates are instead to be signed by the Parish Chairman. Copy.
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Certificate
Certificate Kanapaux certifies that Isaac Norwood's wife, Mary and her two sons are "entitled to bounty of the Soldiers Relief Assocation". Calculations for relief on back.
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John Johnson to Major Pringle
John Johnson to Major Pringle Johnson instructs Pringle to send over "Drayton's train" as he is "only waiting for him" and the trains of two others. Crossed out notes on back.
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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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Diploma
Diploma James Drayton's diploma from Rensselaer Institute, Troy, N.Y., noting his profiency in sciences and land surveying
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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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Tax return, slave inventory
Tax return, slave inventory Inventory of slaves at Drayton Hall. Created for tax purposes
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Inventory
Inventory Inventory of medicines turned over to Dr. Gelzer by John Drayton
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Stiching instructions
Stiching instructions Instructions on how to stich gloves. Incomplete correspondence on back.
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Poetry: The Dying Girl
Poetry: The Dying Girl Handwritten, incomplete poem by "Hall" (James Drayton), on a dying girl
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Poetry: Untitled; "Poetry"; "The Newspaper"; "Beautiful Ballad"
Poetry: Untitled; "Poetry"; "The Newspaper"; "Beautiful Ballad" Handwritten poems by James Drayton. One is untitled, the others: "Poetry"; "The Newspaper"; "Beautiful Ballad" (incomplete)
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Poetry: The Fine Old Maiden Lady
Poetry: The Fine Old Maiden Lady Handwritten poem by member of Drayton Family about a elderly neighbor
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Poetry: Song for the South
Poetry: Song for the South Handwritten poem by James S. Drayton, urging southern men to rise and fight the Union forces
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Poetry: Fragment
Poetry: Fragment Handwritten poem by James S. Drayton on tranquility
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Poetry: The Sabbath Day
Poetry: The Sabbath Day Handwritten poem by James S. Drayton delighting in the Sabbath Day
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Poetry: Untitled
Poetry: Untitled Handwritten poem by James S. Drayton calling southerners to raise arms against the Union
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Poetry: My Brothers Wife
Poetry: My Brothers Wife Handwritten poem by James Drayton, about his brother's wife (Sarah Martha Drayton)
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Poetry: Unititled
Poetry: Unititled Handwritten poem by James Drayton on financial responsibility
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Poetry: Untitled; Misc. accounts
Poetry: Untitled; Misc. accounts Handwritten poem by James Drayton on a "Southern Bird"; accounts "due mother"
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