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Drayton family papers, 1837-1869

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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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Poetry: The Dying Girl
Poetry: The Dying Girl Handwritten poem by "Hall" (James Drayton), on a dying girl
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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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Simon [?] Taylor to John Drayton
Simon [?] Taylor to John Drayton Note accompanying a mare sent to Drayton in Columbia.
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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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Clifford and Matthews to John Drayton
Clifford and Matthews to John Drayton Clifford and Matthews discuss the lease of Drayton Hall to F.H. Trenholm, his poor performance, and their hopes of replacing him as a lessee
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Poetry: Evening Muse
Poetry: Evening Muse Handwritten poem by "Hall" (James Drayton), on night and day
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F.H. Trenholm to John Drayton
F.H. Trenholm to John Drayton Trenholm requests that Drayton agree to extend his mining lease at Drayton Hall. Estimates of mining machinery are included.
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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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F.H. Trenholm to John Drayton
F.H. Trenholm to John Drayton Trenholm requests his lease of Drayton Hall be extended.
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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
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Lists of medical supplies
Lists of medical supplies Drayton makes special requisitions for medicines for the slaves he attends at Bee's Ferry and at Camp Hinson
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Poetry: The Fine Old Maiden Lady
Poetry: The Fine Old Maiden Lady Handwritten poem by member of Drayton Family about a elderly neighbor
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Poetry: Fragment
Poetry: Fragment Handwritten poem by James S. Drayton on tranquility