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Drayton family papers, 1837-1869

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James S. Drayton to "Charlotte"
James S. Drayton to "Charlotte" A lengthly and searching "sketch of my life", by James Drayton. Written in the form a of confessional, Drayton reflects on his childhood, education, the death of his first wife (Louisa Elford), the purpose of his existence and his strong feelings for the recipient.
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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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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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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
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Thomas Frean to James Drayton
Thomas Frean to James Drayton Correspondence about Drayton's work as a surveyor and when he might be paid
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Thomas Frean to James S. Drayton
Thomas Frean to James S. Drayton Frean offers his condolences concerning the death of Charles Drayton, James' father; discusses his work as a surveyor and James' prospects for employment
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Thomas Frean to James S. Drayton
Thomas Frean to James S. Drayton Frean describes his poor financial situation and is frustrated his cannot contact Major J.A. Leland
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Thomas Frean to James S. Drayton
Thomas Frean to James S. Drayton Frean believes Drayton's claim for payment from Major J.A. Leland will be successful
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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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Poetry: The Boatmans Song
Poetry: The Boatmans Song Handwritten poem by "Hall" (James Drayton), on the travails of a boatman and crew
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Thomas Frean to James S. Drayton
Thomas Frean to James S. Drayton Frean informs Drayton that J.A. Leland has dispatched a letter to Drayton the previous day
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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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George Bright to James Drayton
George Bright to James Drayton Note to accompany $20 sent for wages of Isaac, Drayton's slave.
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Account summary
Account summary Brief record of account between Doctor H.L. Toomer and James Drayton. All billed items are food. Miscellaneous calucations on back.
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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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Poetry: The Dying Girl
Poetry: The Dying Girl Handwritten, incomplete poem by "Hall" (James Drayton), on a dying girl
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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.