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Drayton family papers, 1837-1869

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Instructions
Instructions Directions on stiching gloves
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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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Invoice
Invoice Invoice of medicine issued to John Drayton at James Island
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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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William White to William Ramsay
William White to William Ramsay White denies John Drayton's charges of fraud regarding slaves' rations.
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Tax receipt
Tax receipt Tax receipt of Thomas Drayton, Brazoria County, Texas. Includes tax on land, slaves, horses and miscellaneous property
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Literary Manuscript
Literary Manuscript A literary manuscript by James Drayton
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Poetry: Untitled
Poetry: Untitled Handwritten poem by James Drayton about a conversation held in a prison between a father and his daughter during the reign of the English King Richard III
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Poetry: Song for the South
Poetry: Song for the South Handwritten poem by James S. Drayton, urging southern men to rise and fight the Union forces
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Name in print
Name in print Multiple prints of J. S. Drayton
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Charles Drayton III., to Mr. Carlisle
Charles Drayton III., to Mr. Carlisle Correspondence from Charles Drayton III., to Mr. Carlisle describing "an slight altercation" between Charles Drayton I., and Banastre Tarleton during the Revolutionary War
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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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Sketches
Sketches Plan of building faade and roof. Structure very similar to (if not), Drayton Hall mansion. Miscellaneous calculations included.
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Poetry: The death of a wife
Poetry: The death of a wife Handwritten poem by "Hall" (James Drayton), on the death of Louisa Eleanor Drayton
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Slave and clothing inventories
Slave and clothing inventories Slaves at Drayton Hall and slaves working in town ("Town List"). Slaves are listed along with clothing allocation (in yards). Divided into "Men, Women & Children" categories. Plantation slaves also divided by field and "House servants".
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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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Conveyance
Conveyance Conveyance of property by Thomas and John Drayton to James Drayton. Inclusive of a lot on Coming Street and twenty-two slaves
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Poetry: Untitled; "Poetry"; "The Newspaper"; "Beautiful Ballad"
Poetry: Untitled; "Poetry"; "The Newspaper"; "Beautiful Ballad" Handwritten poems by James Drayton. One is untitled, the others: "Poetry"; "The Newspaper"; "Beautiful Ballad" (incomplete)
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Poetry: The Indian's Complaint
Poetry: The Indian's Complaint Printed poem by Goldreef