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Barnwell Family Papers

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200. Robert Woodward Barnwell? to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- February 21, 1840
200. Robert Woodward Barnwell? to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- February 21, 1840 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell? to Catherine Osborn Barnwell, Charleston, concerning the death of a friend in Columbia.
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212. S. M. D. to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d.
212. S. M. D. to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d. Letter from S. M. D. to Catherine Osborn Barnwell describing her summer of travel to Niagara Falls and Saratoga and her plans upon returning to Charleston in the fall.
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539. Selina McCarthy Graham to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 19, 1870
539. Selina McCarthy Graham to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 19, 1870 Letter from Selina McCarthy Graham, Edingsville, SC, to cousin, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Graham, future husband of Allard Belin Barnwell, writes of news of mutual friends and family members.
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541. Selina McCarthy Graham to Mary Elliott Barnwell -- December 4, 1870
541. Selina McCarthy Graham to Mary Elliott Barnwell -- December 4, 1870 Letter from Selina McCarthy Graham, Edingsville, SC, to Mary Elliott Barnwell, discussing her family's plan to plant some acreage on Edisto Island and the "disgusting society" of Edistonians. She makes fun of her neighbor in Edingsville, a classmate of Mary's, and alludes to the loss of Mary's house.
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145. Stavely & McCalla to C. A. DeSaussure -- n.d.
145. Stavely & McCalla to C. A. DeSaussure -- n.d. Letter from Stavely & McCalla, Philadelphia publishers, to C. A. DeSaussure, Charleston, containing a partial list of subscribers provided to them by the "Episcopal Protestant."
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481. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 28, 1869
481. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 28, 1869 Letter from Stephen Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, detailing his life in Annandale, North Santee.
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476. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- May 14, 1857
476. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- May 14, 1857 Letter from Stephen Elliott Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, explaining his reason for remaining in Charleston a few days longer than expected and updating her on the status of supplies she has requested he return with to Beaufort.
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477. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Robert Woodward Barnwell -- April 27, 1863
477. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Robert Woodward Barnwell -- April 27, 1863 Letter from Stephen Elliott Barnwell, at "Camp Beaufort", to brother, Robert Woodward Barnwell. Barnwell details his participation in recent military engagements including the battle of "Old Pocotaligo", the destruction of a Union transport in the Coosaw River and the detonation of a torpedo against another Union vessel. Barnwell expresses his desire to become an officer and solicits his brother for any help he can give to that end.
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478. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Edward Barnwell -- February 4, 1865
478. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Edward Barnwell -- February 4, 1865 Letter from Stephen Elliott Barnwell, James Island, to brother, Edward Barnwell, referring to talk of the fall of the Confederacy and the morale of the troops. Barnwell reports on the intelligence of 4 deserters who arrived in their camp who claim the Union is confident that the Confederacy is "on its last legs."
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480. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 11, 1865
480. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 11, 1865 Letter from Stephen Elliott Barnwell, Valdosta, GA, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, detailing his escape from the Union troops who captured Jefferson Davis, in whose entourage he was traveling. Barnwell describes pretending to take a bucket to fetch water for his horse before fleeing into a swamp and leaving his horse and possessions behind. Before fleeing, Barnwell "took the liberty of bidding the Pres goodbye -- and expressing as briefly as I could my admiration for the firmness and pertinacity with which he stuck to the good cause -- with which he seemed well pleased."
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029. Stephen Elliott to William H. W. Barnwell -- November 23, 1836
029. Stephen Elliott to William H. W. Barnwell -- November 23, 1836 Letter from Stephen Elliott to William H. W. Barnwell informing him of his arrival in New York and his intention to sail for England on the packet "St. Andrews."
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043. Stephen Elliott to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 14, 1840
043. Stephen Elliott to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 14, 1840 Letter from Stephen Elliott to William H. W. Barnwell asking advice about his recent election to the bishopric of Georgia. Included is a copy of the letter informing Elliott of his election.
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074. Thomas F. Scott to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 24, 1844
074. Thomas F. Scott to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 24, 1844 Letter from Thomas F. Scott, Marietta, GA., to William H. W. Barnwell explaining why he cannot directly afford a subscription to Barnwell's "The Episcopal Protestant." He also discusses problems within the church and expresses his belief that the "High Church party" is mostly to blame but concedes that the Episcopal press and the "mutual assault and representations of Churchmen themselves" are complicit.
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194. Sister to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d.
194. Sister to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d. Letter from unknown "Sister" to Catherine Osborn Barnwell chiding her for her infrequent letters.
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569. Letter from Unknown to J. C. Plant -- December 5, 1850
569. Letter from Unknown to J. C. Plant -- December 5, 1850 Letter from unknown to J. C. Plant concerning a credit at the Marine & Fire Insurance Bank of Savannah.
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570. Letter from Unknown to Messrs. Carhart and Roff -- n.d.
570. Letter from Unknown to Messrs. Carhart and Roff -- n.d. Letter from unknown to merchants Carhart And Roff placing an order for lard and bacon. The letter writer asks to purchase the items on credit and will pay upon the sale of his cotton.
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560. W. A. Cleveland to William J. Dunwoody -- February 14, 1849
560. W. A. Cleveland to William J. Dunwoody -- February 14, 1849 Letter from W. A. Cleveland, New York, to William J. Dunwoody, Darien, GA., requesting that Dunwoody serve as local correspondent and agent for his credit rating agency.
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555. Will Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- July, 1837
555. Will Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- July, 1837 Letter from Will Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell thanking him for the $40 sent him. A note attached to a later 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 the Barnwell plantation, Laurel Bay.
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556. Will Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 31, 1841
556. Will Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 31, 1841 Letter from Will Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell informing him he has sent a trunk of goods to Charleston from the plantation, Laurel Bay, as requested. A note attached to a later 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.
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557. Will Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 19, 1846
557. Will Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 19, 1846 Letter from Will Barnwell, Laurel Bay plantation, to William H. W. Barnwell, Charleston. Barnwell fondly recalls the family's last visit to the plantation and informs William H. W. Barnwell of his attempts to attend church on Sundays. A note attached to a later 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.
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