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Drayton family papers, 1837-1869

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Bill
Bill Bill for attorney William Whaley's services to John Drayton, including the restoration of Drayton's plantation, the right to contract with the former slaves, the prosecution and conviction of three freedmen, and the search after silver alledgedly stolen by the former bondsmen.
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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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Thomas Frean to James S. Drayton
Thomas Frean to James S. Drayton Frean cannot communicate with Major J.A. Leland regarding what Drayton is owed; he relates his good wishes regarding Drayton's forthcoming marriage to Louisa Elford.
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Clifford and Mattthews to John Drayton
Clifford and Mattthews to John Drayton Drayton's attorneys reveal a new lease for Drayton Hall has been agreed with a mining company from the North. They hope to remove the current lessee, F.H. Trenholm, as soon as possible. Fees are due for ejecting Moulton Emery and John Prentice (the first lesses).
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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