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Category: Drayton Diaries

American Revolution, Drayton Diaries

 Fireworks? Love them or hate them? Thank or blame William Henry Drayton Thanks in large part to the efforts of William Henry Drayton, born here in 1742, the United States celebrates…

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Amber Satterthwaite, Drayton Diaries, Trivia

How important was music to the family of Charles Drayton I? Charles’s diaries reveal that music and dance were significant in the Draytons’ social lives and also played important roles…

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Amber Satterthwaite, Collections, Drayton Diaries, History

In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Christmastide (December 25 through February 2) was often a primary social season for those who observed the holiday. Charles Drayton’s diaries reflect an…

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