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Barnwell Family Papers

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508. William Finley Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1859
508. William Finley Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1859 Letter from William Finley Barnwell at South Carolina College to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, thanking her for a box of food. Barnwell adds that a recently injured eye might prevent him from doing well on his upcoming examinations.
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507. William Finley Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 19, 1858
507. William Finley Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 19, 1858 Letter from William Finley Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, describing his routine at South Carolina College.
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509. William Finley Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- February 27, 1860
509. William Finley Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- February 27, 1860 Letter from William Finley Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, detailing the fear he felt in giving a public speech wearing borrowed clothes.
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083. William H. W. and Robert Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- September 4, 1845
083. William H. W. and Robert Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- September 4, 1845 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell and his son, Robert, to Catherine Barnwell describing their travel through southwest Virginia including a visit to Weyers Cave.
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104. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- April 13, 1848
104. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- April 13, 1848 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell in Charleston to wife Catherine Barnwell at Laurel Bay plantation discussing his church duties and his intention of sending fruit to the family.
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045. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 17, 1840
045. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 17, 1840 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell in Columbia to his wife, Catherine, in Charleston. Barnwell mentions a quick visit to "Dr. Marks Academy" and his plans for returning home.
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107. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 5, 1848
107. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 5, 1848 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell in Columbia to wife Catherine Barnwell in Charleston. Barnwell mentions the death of an infant in Charleston and the need for his family to find a new place to live.
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120. William H. W. Barnwell to Allard Barnwell -- July 5, 1853
120. William H. W. Barnwell to Allard Barnwell -- July 5, 1853 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell in Philadelphia to son Allard Barnwell in Beaufort. Barnwell describes Fourth of July "torpedos" being fired by a young "Elliott" despite Barnwell's warning that "the Mayor and the constables" would lock him up.
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084. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- October 14, 1845
084. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- October 14, 1845 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell describing his travel through Georgia with his son Robert and their plans for getting home to Charleston.
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111. William H. W. Barnwell to daughter "Nan" -- 1850's
111. William H. W. Barnwell to daughter "Nan" -- 1850's Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to daughter Ann Barnwell thanking her for a letter and mentioning younger siblings Joseph, Allard, Mary and Charles.
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010. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- November 7, 1832
010. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- November 7, 1832 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day discussing the religious conversion of family members and mutual friends. Barnwell also touches upon slavery and the religious instruction of slaves, writing that "our religious friends at the North form mistaken views of us at the South on this subject."
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022. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- October 6, 1834
022. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- October 6, 1834 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day discussing the whereabouts of mutual friends from their law school days.
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015. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- March 5, 1833
015. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- March 5, 1833 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to friend Edgar B. Day. Barnwell writes of the death of a sister and the birth of a son, and asks Day for advice on making amends for his injurious conduct to others while at law school in Litchfield, Conn.
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017. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- April 27, 1833
017. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- April 27, 1833 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to friend Edgar B. Day discussing his recent ordination and his upcoming move to Pendleton, SC, to start his ministry.
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001. William H. W. Barnwell to Hetty Barnwell -- June 21, 1826
001. William H. W. Barnwell to Hetty Barnwell -- June 21, 1826 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to Hetty Barnwell describing the "ladies" of Litchfield, Conn. and inquiring about news in Beaufort, SC.
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054. William H. W. Barnwell to sons Robert and Edward -- April 21, 1842
054. William H. W. Barnwell to sons Robert and Edward -- April 21, 1842 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to his sons, Robert and Edward, about the birth of a brother, Stephen, and the serious illness of another brother, Willie.
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030. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- May 1, 1837
030. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- May 1, 1837 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to wife Catherine Barnwell containing excerpts from the journal kept by him and his son, Robert, on their trip by barouche to Columbia, SC. Barnwell writes of passing out tracts and testimonials to travelers he passes including several groups of South Carolina soldiers returning from war in Florida. He notes the places they stop to eat and sleep and describes the countryside they traverse. At Columbia he describes meeting family members, including brother, Robert, and mentions Dr. Francis Lieber on a visit to Columbia College.
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082. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- July 26, 1845
082. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- July 26, 1845 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to wife Catherine Barnwell describing his trip to Virginia with his son, Robert. While en route to several springs in Virginia, Barnwell mentions visiting Monticello and describes the run-down condition he finds it in.
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109. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 18, 1848
109. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 18, 1848 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to wife Catherine Barnwell concerning his stays at Woodward and Laurel Bay plantations near Beaufort, his upcoming trip to "Paris" Island and the slaughter of beef cattle for the upcoming Christmas season.
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094. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- October 12, 1846
094. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- October 12, 1846 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell, Greenville, SC, to Catherine Barnwell in Charleston. Barnwell writes to his wife about his travels to upstate South Carolina, including Caesar's Head, and Flat Rock, NC.
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