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- William Drayton letter to John Laurens.
, SC - 7 July 1776
As a magistrate I yesterday presented myself at your door to have the honor of paying my respects to your Excellency
- William Drayton letter to Francis Salvador.
Charleston, SC - 24 July 1776
I am much obliged by your favor of the 19th, which gave me not only a comprehensive view of affairs your way, from the beginning of the war; but, also, the ideas of people touching the discharge of Cunningham and his companions.
- William Drayton letter to Bull.
, SC - 8 February 1777
I am sorry to find that you have not yet heard any thing from our uncle, respecting his ideas upon his situation at the present crisis, and this induces me to trouble you with this letter.
- William Drayton letter to Humphrey Wells.
Snow Hill, SC - 8 June 1777
In compliance with your request, I do myself the pleasure of committing to paper some of the principal circumstances and arguments relative to the late proposition of an union between South Carolina and Georgia.
- William Drayton letter to John Treutlen.
Charleston, SC - 1 August 1777
That terrible performance which, by-the-by, most wise and respected rulers, was torn down, as it were, from under your noses, almost as soon as it was stuck up in Savannah, reached this place only last night