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Drayton family papers, 1837-1869

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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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Note on slaves in Confederate service
Note on slaves in Confederate service Drayton provides details of sick slaves, their illness, location and whether they survived
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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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Invoice
Invoice Medicines recieved
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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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Inventory
Inventory Inventory of medicines turned over to Dr. Gelzer by John Drayton
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William Gilpillin to John Drayton
William Gilpillin to John Drayton Gilpillin requests that Drayton identify the cause of death for two slaves under his care. The information is required by the slaveowners.
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John Drayton to unidentified
John Drayton to unidentified Concerning the organisation of the St. Andrews Parish Board for the "relief of the soldiers families".
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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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William Izard Bull to H.L. Toomer
William Izard Bull to H.L. Toomer Bull - chairman of the St. Andrews Board for the Soldiers Relief Fund - sends this note to accompany the enclosure of three appilcations for relief.
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Circular to 1st Sub-division, 1st Military District
Circular to 1st Sub-division, 1st Military District Geddings requests medical officers write to his office with details on their appointments and contracts. Miscellaneous ration information on back.
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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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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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Unidentified to E. Eddings
Unidentified to E. Eddings Unidentified correspondent idenitifies irregularities in the slaves' rations.
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John Lewis to John Drayton
John Lewis to John Drayton Lewis offers Drayton employment attending his work party at Dorchester Road
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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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Stiching instructions
Stiching instructions Instructions on how to stich gloves. Incomplete correspondence 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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Poetry: Untitled
Poetry: Untitled Handwritten poem by James S. Drayton calling southerners to raise arms against the Union
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Invoice
Invoice Invoice of medicine issued to John Drayton at James Island