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Barnwell Family Papers

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408. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 14, 1851
408. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 14, 1851 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, discussing his need for clothes and informing her of the date of his return home for the summer.
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411. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 9, 1851
411. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 9, 1851 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, detailing his arrival back at South Carolina College after the summer holiday and the resumption of his studies.
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412. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- December 7, 1851
412. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- December 7, 1851 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, updating her with news from South Carolina College.
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415. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June, 1852
415. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June, 1852 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing how illness has prevented him from sufficiently studying for his upcoming examinations.
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420. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1852
420. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1852 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing his recent hair cut and noting the creation of a committee at South Carolina College to investigate the quality of food on campus.
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422. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- February 11, 1853
422. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- February 11, 1853 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing the food at his boarding house and at the houses of his friends at the University of Virginia. Barnwell relates that many of the student "seceders" from South Carolina College are at the university and that "more are expected."
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426. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- May 31, 1853
426. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- May 31, 1853 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, discussing his upcoming examinations at the University of Virginia.
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428. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June, 1853
428. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June, 1853 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, informing her of the success of his examinations and his plans to meet his father in Philadelphia.
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443. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- July 5, 1854
443. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- July 5, 1854 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing Fourth of July in Charleston and his plans to travel to "the island" to escape the summer heat.
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450. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 11, 1854
450. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 11, 1854 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, detailing the effects of a recent hurricane in Charleston, including the destruction of Mr. Barnwell Rhett's cottage on Sullivan's Island near the "Moultrie House".
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455. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- February 7, 1856
455. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- February 7, 1856 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing a lawsuit Edward has brought against a Mr. Brown concerning his lost dog. Barnwell mentions a lecture by William Makepeace Thackeray in Charleston and the death of Mrs. James Gadsden, who has bequeathed money to his father.
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457. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 2, 1857
457. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 2, 1857 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, noting plans to travel to Europe for business.
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458. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1857
458. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1857 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, while visiting France on business. Edward describes the French countryside and the wealthy "spinners" he has met while seeking purchasers for sea-island cotton and mentions seeing Napoleon III.
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463. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1860
463. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1860 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, informing her of his engagement to "Hattie".
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467. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 25, 1861
467. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 25, 1861 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, discussing the nomination of his brother, William Finley Barnwell, as 3rd Lieutenant in the "1st Company of Infantry" and detailing the politics surrounding his appointment. William, Barnwell writes, has been ordered to Fort Johnson to take charge of new recruits.
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469. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 24, 1872
469. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 24, 1872 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, noting the loss of his hair. Barnwell also mentions an opportunity to have his nephews attend the University of the South in Sewanee, TN.
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419. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- ca. 1851
419. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- ca. 1851 Letter from Edward Barnwell to sister, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, discussing possible topics for his correspondence.
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398. Edward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- 1850
398. Edward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- 1850 Letter from Edward Barnwell to sister, Elizabeth Barnwell, discussing news from South Carolina College. Barnwell reports a recent fire in the school chapel that he helped extinguish and describes his participation in a serenade of female students at the Barhamville Academy.
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400. Edward Barnwell to Esther Hutson Barnwell -- June 14, 1850
400. Edward Barnwell to Esther Hutson Barnwell -- June 14, 1850 Letter from Edward Barnwell to sister, Esther Hutson Barnwell, describing singing with friends at night and other news from South Carolina College.
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405. Edward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- April 13, 1851
405. Edward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- April 13, 1851 Letter from Edward Barnwell to sister, Elizabeth Barnwell, mentioning a fire at South Carolina College and the subsequent theft of items needed for his military company.
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