Contemporary account of the Battle of Fort Moultrie as it appeared in the South Carolina and American General Gazette, August 2, 1776. Reprinted in the Charleston Evening Post June 28, 1926, with an introduction by J. H. Easterby.
Copy? of letter from Elizabeth Barnwell Fuller to Catherine Osborn Barnwell concerning a visit to the sick bed of Will Barnwell. A note at the end of the letter describes Will as the former body servant of William H. W. Barnwell's father, Robert, who was freed, with a pension, upon his master's death and lived at Laurel Bay.
Edward Barnwell writes to father, William H. W. Barnwell, about his employment in Charleston. After a brief stint with Coffin & Pringle Co., Barnwell has taken a more advantageous position with commissions merchant, Mr. Hubert. Barnwell also mentions a smallpox outbreak that has hit Charleston and the countryside and notes a bad reaction his brother, Robert Woodward Barnwell, has had to the smallpox vaccination. Barnwell suggests having his father's "little negroes" inoculated as well if enough vaccine can be found.
Edward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, from South Carolina College describing the various societies he has joined, including a military company. Included in the letter is a note to his younger brother, William.
Edward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, from Philadelphia while traveling with his father. Barnwell describes his Aunt's house fronting a public square and tells of their plans to travel next to Cape May, New Jersey.
Edward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about his weekly trips to the "Island" to escape the summer heat in Charleston and begs his mother to continue sending him melons from Beaufort.
Edward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, believing the assault on Fort Sumter is imminent. Barnwell thinks his brother, William, will see little action from his post on Fort Johnson.