Drayton, William Henry

Drayton, William Henry

September 1742–September 3, 1779


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  • Title Drayton, William Henry
  • Coverage September 1742–September 3, 1779
  • Author
  • Keywords Revolutionary leader, planter, South Carolina Royal Assembly in 1765, Provincial Council in Charleston, Coercive Acts, “freedom over slavery”, outspoken views made him one of the most popular Whigs in the colony, president of the Provincial Congress, one of America’s most effective polemicists,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date June 25, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update July 22, 2022
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