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Drayton family papers, 1837-1869

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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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Stiching instructions
Stiching instructions Instructions on how to stich gloves. Incomplete correspondence on back.
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Slave and clothing inventory
Slave and clothing inventory Cloth and blanket list for slaves. Divided by sex and location (Drayton Hall or country; or "town")
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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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Sketches
Sketches Plan of building faade and roof. Structure very similar to (if not), Drayton Hall mansion. Miscellaneous calculations included.
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Sketch
Sketch Pencil sketch of instrument
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Sketch
Sketch Rough sketch by James S. Drayton. Subjects unclear.
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Simon [?] Taylor to John Drayton
Simon [?] Taylor to John Drayton Note accompanying a mare sent to Drayton in Columbia.
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S.S. Stohenthal to Thomas Drayton, May 22, 1863
S.S. Stohenthal to Thomas Drayton, May 22, 1863 Note from Stohenthal accompanying an enclosure of $12.500 (in Confederate Depository Certificate), for Drayton's 108 cotton bales. Enclosure not found.
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S. Choppin to John Drayton
S. Choppin to John Drayton Drayton is instructed to "attend the laborers employed in the manufacture of Nitre"
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Rough plat
Rough plat Rough plat by James Drayton with measurements.
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Receipt and list of names
Receipt and list of names Acknowledging the receipt of $220 dollars from John Drayton in exchange for six horses. Miscellaneous names listed on back - probably freedmen
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Receipt
Receipt Receipt of six dollars
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Receipt
Receipt Drayton acknowledges the receipt of $1,015 from brothers-in-law, Thomas and John Drayton
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Receipt
Receipt Receipt showing John Drayton paid tax in kind with corn and fodder
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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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R.L. Brodie to John Drayton
R.L. Brodie to John Drayton Brodie requests Drayton transfer his medical attendance to Fort Johnson, where he will aid enslaved laborers
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Prosecution charges
Prosecution charges Charge of absence without leave brought against Victor Neely of Palmetto Battalion
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Promissory note
Promissory note Promissory note for $2,000 due John Drayton from M.H. Pooser
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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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