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Barnwell Family Papers

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366. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- 1856
366. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- 1856 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, describing his activities as he prepares for his job as professor at South Carolina College. Barnwell writes of purchasing the cook and maid of outgoing professor, Dr. Francis Lieber, "partly [out of] comfort" and partly to relieve Dr. Lieber from "parting with slave property in the usual way of public sale."
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365. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 22, 1856
365. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 22, 1856 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about his ordination in Statesburg, SC,
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364. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1856
364. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1856 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, detailing his election as professor at South Carolina College.
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363. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Unknown -- 1856?
363. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Unknown -- 1856? Partial letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to unknown alluding to a loss of personal effects while traveling in Europe.
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362. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1856?
362. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1856? Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Erlangen, Germany, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, informing her of the opening of the Librarianship at South Carolina College and his desire to apply for the position.
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361. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- 1856?
361. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- 1856? Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to sister, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, encouraging her and other siblings to live with him in Columbia.
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360. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- October, 1856
360. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- October, 1856 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Zion Parsonage, to father, William H. W. Barnwell thanking him for the gift of his servant "Aleck the little" and discussing possible future plans for his younger brother, William.
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359. Robert Woodward Barnwell to sisters -- October 14, 1856
359. Robert Woodward Barnwell to sisters -- October 14, 1856 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Zion Parsonage, to sisters, describing the rural nature of the parish he will minister near Columbia and inviting them to visit and assist him in setting up housekeeping in his new cottage. In addition to a servant provided by the parish, Barnwell has been given one of his father's servants, "Aleck the little".
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358. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- September 13, 1856
358. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- September 13, 1856 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, discussing his upcoming ordination in Stateburg, SC.
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357. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Aunt -- 1854?
357. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Aunt -- 1854? Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to unnamed aunt. Barnwell discusses the start of his German education, including his efforts in avoiding American and English acquaintances to better immerse himself in the language, and describes the sorrow he feels for how hard German women have to work without servants.
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356. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- February 28, 1856
356. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- February 28, 1856 Birthday greeting from Robert Woodward Barnwell in Erlangen, Germany, to sister, Catherine Osborn Barnwell.
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355. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- February 8, 1856
355. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- February 8, 1856 Birthday greeting from Robert Woodward Barnwell in Erlangen, Germany, to sister, Elizabeth Barnwell.
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354. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Unknown -- December, 1855
354. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Unknown -- December, 1855 Incomplete letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to unknown describing his plans for Christmas in Germany and the pride he feels for his siblings' accomplishments back home.
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353. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- December 5, 1855
353. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- December 5, 1855 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to father, William H. W. Barnwell, describing the difficulty of learning Hebrew during his studies in Erlangen, Germany, and discussing his plans for his final months in Europe.
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352. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- June 11, 1855
352. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- June 11, 1855 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, describing the esteemed faculty in theology at the university at Erlangen, Germany.
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351. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- May 7, 1855
351. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- May 7, 1855 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to sister, Elizabeth Barnwell, telling her of his preference for Beaufort women compared to the women he has met in Germany.
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350. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1855
350. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1855 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, concerning his plans for the remainder of his stay in Europe.
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349. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Unknown -- 1855
349. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Unknown -- 1855 Incomplete letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to unknown discussing the rise of the "missionary spirit" in Germany.
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348. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Unknown -- 1855
348. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Unknown -- 1855 Partial letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, in Erlangen, to unknown correspondent describing the state of Christianity and theology in Germany. Barnwell also discusses his attempt to impart his knowledge of contemporary American political science but concedes that "slavery is a topic which cannot be understood, which everyone talks about but which I generally excise myself from speaking upon."
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347. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 27, 1855
347. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 27, 1855 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, from Erlangen, Germany. Barnwell explains that he left the university in Berlin because of the high cost of living and that the university in Erlangen afforded him a better opportunity to learn Hebrew. Pictured on the stationery is a view of Erlangen that Barnwell has marked with the approximate location of his apartment there, a room over a tavern.
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