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    • [Autograph document]

    • 1738-05-25
    • Contemporary duplicate copy of William Bull's Representation to the Lords Commissioners of Trade and Plantations presenting a narrative of South Carolina history, discussing the Spanish settlements, and detailing the competition among the French,...
    • Indians of North America--South Carolina--Colonial period ca. 1600-1775.; Plantations--Economic aspects--South Carolina.; Cherokee Indians--Government relations--History--18th century.; Bull, William, 1710-1791.; South Carolina--History--Colonial...
    • [Document]

    • 1754-04-13
    • A bond between George and Elizabeth Saxby and Isabella Graeme regarding an annuity; "Isabella Graeme...Widow and Relict of the honourable James Graeme late Chief Justice of South Carolina deceased of the second part and William Rugge...of the third...
    • Legal Documents--United States--Charleston (S.C.).; South Carolina. Governor (1743-1756 : Glen).; South Carolina--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.; Charleston (S.C.)--Social life and customs.; Saxby, George.; Saxby, Elizabeth; Glen family;...
    • [Letter; (c. 1761), William Simpson, to (John Drayton)]

    • [1761]
    • A letter from William Simpson, to John Drayton, addressing him as the person in charge of Glen's business affairs, reporting that he planned to turn over to him £1,630 currency representing Glen's "claim upon the Public for issuing of Bounty...
    • South Carolina. Governor (1743-1756 : Glen); Glen, James, 1701-1777 ; South Carolina--Politics and government--To 1775.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779; Simpson, William, fl. 1761.; South Carolina--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
    • [Letter; (c. 1776), to (William Henry Drayton)]

    • [1776]
    • A draft of a letter to William Henry Drayton, including James Glen's statement of his account with John Drayton and complaining that John Drayton had ignored previous correspondence regarding the matter - "this cruel and unjust treatment has put a...
    • Glen, James, 1701-1777--Correspondence.; Glen, James, 1701-1777 ; South Carolina. Governor (1743-1756 : Glen); Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Drayton family; Glen family; Plantations--Economic aspects--South Carolina.; South Carolina--History--Colonial...
    • [Letter;  (incomplete), (1770), from J[oh]n Drayton, (South Carolina)]

    • 1770
    • Letter from J[oh]n Drayton to James Glen, reviewing their business relationship and computing the balance.
    • Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779--Correspondence.; Plantations--South Carolina--Charleston County--Management.; Plantations--Economic aspects--South Carolina.; Rice trade--South Carolina--History.; Glen, James, 1701-1777 ; South...
    • [Letter; 1 Mar. 1767, from J(oh)n Drayton, So(uth) Carolina]

    • 1767-03-01
    • A letter from John Drayton acknowledging receipt of his letter and regretting the report on Mrs. Drayton's health, stating--"I am very Glad of the Good fortune of Miss Glen & I heartily wish she may live with satisfaction and ease Injoying the Same...
    • Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779--Correspondence.; Drayton family.; Glen family; South Carolina--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.; Glen, James, 1701-1777 ; South Carolina. Governor (1743-1756 : Glen);
    • [Letter; 10 Sept. 1773, from [John Drayton], South Carolina to James Glen]

    • 1773-09-10
    • A letter to James Glen, itemizing their account over a period of several years, indicating Drayton's debt to Glen to be £517 on 29 May 1773, also itemizing his debt for the educational expenses of his son Thomas, giving an account of Mrs. Drayton's...
    • Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779--Correspondence.; Plantations--South Carolina--Charleston County--Management.; Plantations--Economic aspects--South Carolina.; Rice trade--South Carolina--History.; Glen, James, 1701-1777 ; South...
    • [Letter; 11 Oct. 1761, from J(oh)n Drayton, So(uth) Carolina]

    • 1761-10-11
    • A letter from John Drayton, pleased to learn of their safe arrival and hoping that "Dear Glennie" [Glenn Drayton] had recovered from the smallpox, explaining why he had been unable to send a bill of exchange "for the money due you from the Public,"...
    • Plantation life--South Carolina--History--18th century.; Slavery--South Carolina--History--18th century.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779--Correspondence.; Drayton, Glenn; Plantations--South Carolina--Charleston...
    • [Letter; 13 Aug. 1772, from J(oh)n Drayton, So(uth) Carolina]

    • 1772-08-13
    • A letter from J[oh]n Drayton to James Glen, discussing their business interests and the poor crop, advising that he would be able to make more regular payments when Glen returned to South Carolina, commenting on Charles' ingratitude - "You have...
    • Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779--Correspondence.; Plantations--South Carolina--Charleston County--Management.; Plantations--Economic aspects--South Carolina.; Rice trade--South Carolina--History.; Glen, James, 1701-1777 ; South...
    • [Letter; 14 Jan. 1760, William Simpson, to John Drayton, Drayton Hall]

    • 1760-01-14
    • A letter from William Simpson, to John Drayton, commenting on his activities, stating his intention of paying money he owed Glen, also intending to make payment for an African American slave sold him by Drayton, and regretting a report that "the...
    • Plantation life--South Carolina--History--18th century.; Slavery--South Carolina--History--18th century.; Simpson, William; Drayton, John, 1713-1779--Correspondence.; Glen, James, 1701-1777.; South Carolina--History--Colonial period, ca....
    • [Letter; 14 Mar. 1770, from J(oh)n Drayton, So(uth) Carolina]

    • 1770-03-14
    • Letter from J[oh]n Drayton to James Glen, regarding the health of their families, commenting on his request that Charles return to South Carolina and the latter's noncompliance, instructing him not to advance Charles a Shilling more on my...
    • Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779--Correspondence.; Plantations--South Carolina--Charleston County--Management.; Plantations--Economic aspects--South Carolina.; Rice trade--South Carolina--History.; Glen, James, 1701-1777 ; South...
    • [Letter; 15 June 1776, from W(illia)m Drayton, London]

    • 1776-06-15
    • A letter to James Glen, regarding the annuity owed Glen and apologizing for the long delay in payment, stating that he had written his uncle John Drayton to advance the £300, and advising him to call on "James Graham six weeks hence for payment of...
    • Drayton, William Henry, 1742-1779.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Glen, James, 1701-1777 ; South Carolina. Governor (1743-1756 : Glen); Glen family. Drayton family.; South Carolina--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.; Graham, James.
    • [Letter; 18 Jan. 1757, S(outh) Carolina, J(oh)n Drayton, to (Thomas Glen)]

    • 1757-01-18
    • A business letter from John Drayton to Thomas Glen regarding a sum of money which he owed, discussing land owned by a Mr. Owen and stating that Owen "passes in England to be worth thousands a year...[but] he did not make two hundred and fifty...
    • Glen family.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779--Correspondence.; Glen, Thomas; South Carolina--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.; South Carolina--Commerce--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.;
    • [Letter; 19 Jan. 1775, from J(oh)n Drayton, So(uth) Carolina]

    • 1775-01-19
    • Letter to James Glen, sending him a bill of exchange "in Consiquence of your several unkind and hard letters" and relating his difficulty in raising the money--"Money is so Scarce it is hardly to be found. We on this side of the water is oblig'd to...
    • Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779--Correspondence.; Plantations--South Carolina--Charleston County--Management.; Plantations--Economic aspects--South Carolina.; Rice trade--South Carolina--History.; Slavery--South...
    • [Letter; 23 Nov. 1776, James Glen, Golden Square, (London), to David Erskine, Edinburgh]

    • 1776-11-23
    • A letter to David Erskine of Edinburgh, informing him that "Our late good news from America makes me hope that matters will soon be cleared up in that Country," mentioning that John Drayton had assured him in December of 1774 that he would make a...
    • Glen, James, 1701-1777--Correspondence.; Glen, James, 1701-1777 ; South Carolina. Governor (1743-1756 : Glen); Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Drayton family; Glen family; Plantations--Economic aspects--South Carolina.; South Carolina--History--Colonial...
    • [Letter; 24 Aug. 1774, James Glen (Scotland), to (John Drayton)]

    • 1774-08-24
    • Letter to John Drayton, reviewing their business relationship with accounts showing payments and interest, etc., evaluating Thom[as] Drayton "as a Sensible Well inclined Boy," regretting that Glennie "Seems so much the reverse," giving him advice...
    • Glen, James, 1701-1777--Correspondence.; Glen, James, 1701-1777 ; South Carolina. Governor (1743-1756 : Glen); Drayton family; Glen family; Plantations--South Carolina--Charleston County--Management.; Plantations--Economic aspects--South Carolina.;...
    • [Letter; 24 Dec. 1769, from J(oh)n Drayton, So(uth) Carolina]

    • 1769-12-24
    • A letter from J[oh]n Drayton to James Glen, wishing his friends "your side the water the Compliments of the approaching Season & a Happy New Year," informing him--"I hear but poor performances of Charles in the Progress he has made in the Science...
    • Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779--Correspondence.; Plantations--South Carolina--Charleston County--Management.; Plantations--Economic aspects--South Carolina.; Rice trade--South Carolina--History.; Slavery--South...
    • [Letter; 26 Oct. 1775, from W(illia)m Drayton, St. Augustine, (Florida)]

    • 1775-10-26
    • Letter, 26 Oct. 1775, from W[illia]m Drayton, St. Augustine, [Fla.] (sending him a copy of a letter of 10 Feb. 1775 which Glen had not received, explaining his uncle's failure to make a payment due Glen--"It is owing I suppose to the present...
    • Drayton, William Henry, 1742-1779.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Glen, James, 1701-1777 ; South Carolina. Governor (1743-1756 : Glen); Glen family. Drayton family.; South Carolina--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
    • [Letter; 29 Oct. 1746, Tug(a)loo, Six Cherokee Headmen]

    • 1746-10-29
    • A letter from six Cherokee Headmen (signed with their marks), to "The Cotobee King" (hoping for future good relations between their peoples, looking forward to their meeting at "Cong[a]rees" in the spring, and referring to their previous meeting...
    • Indians of North America--South Carolina--Colonial period ca. 1600-1775.; Cherokee Indians.; South Carolina. Governor (1743-1756 : Glen).; Cherokee Indians--Government relations--History--18th century.; South Carolina--History--Colonial period, ca....
    • [Letter; 3 July 1769, from J(oh)n Drayton, So(uth) Carolina]

    • 1769-07-03
    • A letter from from J[oh]n Drayton, So[uth] Carolina (advising him of his injuries suffered in a fall from an "old ladder," relating that he contracted a fever when recovering from his accident so "that I am now with the assistance of my other...
    • Drayton, John, 1713-1779.; Drayton, John, 1713-1779--Correspondence.; Plantations--South Carolina--Charleston County--Management.; Plantations--Economic aspects--South Carolina.; Rice trade--South Carolina--History.; Slavery--South...

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