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date: 29 February 2020

Drayton, William Henrylocked

(1742–1779)
  • Robert M. Weir

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Drayton, William Henry (1742–1779), planter and revolutionary leader in America, was born in September 1742 at Drayton Hall, St Andrew's parish, South Carolina, the son of John Drayton (1713?–1779), a wealthy planter and public official, and Charlotta (1719–1743), daughter of Lieutenant-Governor William Bull...

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J. A. Garraty & M. C. Carnes, eds., , 24 vols. (1999)
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London