Drayton Hall

Drayton Hall

1738 –

Drayton Family Papers, 1837-1869

These Papers consist of correspondence, writings, military documents, slave lists, accounts, plats, and other items relating to the Drayton family of Drayton Hall near Charleston, South Carolina. They include the papers of James Shoolbred Drayton (1820-1867) and Dr. John Drayton (1831-1912) and date 1837-1869.

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  • Title Drayton Hall
  • Coverage 1738 –
  • Author
  • Keywords historic plantation, 90 miles from Charleston, inspired by the designs of the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, John Drayton, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Historic Charleston Foundation, one of the oldest unrestored plantation houses in America
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 13, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update July 22, 2022
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