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Barnwell Family Papers

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261. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 5, 1847
261. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 5, 1847 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing his first days back at South Carolina College in Columbia. He writes of setting up his room, comments on the quality of food at the "commons", and describes the practical jokes played on the Freshman.
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262. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- October 6, 1847
262. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- October 6, 1847 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, concerning his change of rooms at South Carolina College with a detailed balance sheet of his expenses accrued to date including tuition, board, clothes, a cot & mattress and candles.
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263. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 13, 1847
263. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 13, 1847 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about life at South Carolina College, purchases made for his room and his decision to join the Euphradian Society.
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264. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 25, 1847
264. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 25, 1847 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing his living arrangements at South Carolina College and his desire for a room above the ground floor. He also writes of his urgency regarding a secret request made to his father concerning the "society" he has joined.
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265. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- October 20, 1847
265. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- October 20, 1847 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to sister, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing life at South Carolina College and his reluctant acceptance of the nomination for secretary of the Euphradian Society.
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266. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- November 1, 1847
266. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- November 1, 1847 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, South Carolina College, to father, William H. W. Barnwell, with his analysis of Sunday sermons at Columbia and the state of affairs of the local temperance society.
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267. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 6, 1847
267. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 6, 1847 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about news at South Carolina College in Columbia. Barnwell writes of a hornblower on campus who is subject to suspension if caught, his preparation for his first speech in front of the Euphradian society and the eloquence of the Sunday sermons of Rev. James H. Thornwell.
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268. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 16, 1847
268. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 16, 1847 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, concerning his high marks at South Carolina College, the success of his first speech in front of the Euphradian Society and a spirited discussion about temperance societies with Rev. James H. Thornwell.
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269. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- November 18, 1847
269. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- November 18, 1847 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, detailing his expenses at South Carolina College.
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270. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 26, 1847
270. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 26, 1847 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, mentioning the possibility of joining a military society at South Carolina College, the purchase of books at an estate auction and his lack of money for clothes and supplies.
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271. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- November 28, 1847
271. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- November 28, 1847 An analysis of a sermon preached by James H. Thornwell in Columbia, SC, by Robert Woodward Barnwell for his father, William H. W. Barnwell.
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272. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- December 10, 1847
272. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- December 10, 1847 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, at South Carolina College, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell discusses housing problems at the college and describes a group of freshman who, in the "Edisto fashion", play cards in lieu of studying.
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273. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 5, 1848
273. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 5, 1848 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, at South Carolina College, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell describes his stopover in Charleston en route to Columbia after Christmas break, including his lengthy visit to a dentist.
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274. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 6, 1848
274. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 6, 1848 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, South Carolina College, to father, William H. W. Barnwell. Barnwell discusses getting back into the routine of college after Christmas break and includes a measured floor plan of his room in order for his mother to obtain a carpet for him.
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275. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine and Elizabeth Barnwell -- January 12, 1848
275. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine and Elizabeth Barnwell -- January 12, 1848 Robert Woodward Barnwell, South Carolina College, writes to his younger sisters, Catherine and Elizabeth, asking them to make several bookmarks for him.
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276. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 3, 1848
276. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 3, 1848 An analysis of two sermons preached by James H. Thornwell in Columbia, SC, by Robert Woodward Barnwell for his father, William H. W. Barnwell.
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277. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 5, 1848
277. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 5, 1848 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, about his brother, Edward, entering South Carolina College in December.
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278. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- February 8, 1848
278. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- February 8, 1848 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, South Carolina College, to sister, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, on her birthday.
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279. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 18, 1848
279. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 18, 1848 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, with news from South Carolina College. Barnwell writes of the antics of a Professor Pelham and the rebellion of students against him, including several who were either expelled or suspended for "stopping up the key hole" of Professor Pelham's door.
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280. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 25, 1848
280. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 25, 1848 Robert Woodward Barnwell, South Carolina College, writes to father, William H. W. Barnwell, about a dispute over room and board at an off-campus house.
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