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Drayton family papers, 1837-1869

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Conrad Wienges to James Drayton
Conrad Wienges to James Drayton Writing to Drayton in Texas, Wienges discusses a storm in Charleston, General Daniel Edgar Sickles, the display of the national flag, and the will of "Uncle Jacob"
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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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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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Poetry: A Fragment
Poetry: A Fragment Handwritten poem by "Hall" (James Drayton), about the passing of a day