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Barnwell Family Papers

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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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282. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 28, 1848
282. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 28, 1848 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about the state of his expenses at South Carolina College.
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315. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- May 13, 1850
315. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- May 13, 1850 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about his recent speech at South Carolina College.
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318. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 5, 1850
318. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 5, 1850 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, with news from South Carolina College. Barnwell writes of discouraging his brother, Edward, from dancing and describes his competition with James Rion for highest honors.
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321. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 14, 1850
321. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 14, 1850 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, halfway through his final examination at South Carolina College and gives his opinion regarding the competition for highest honors he is engaged in with James Rion.
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333. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 17, 1851
333. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 17, 1851 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, concerning his plans to return to Charleston from Philadelphia.
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337. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 22, 1853
337. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 22, 1853 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, from Laurel Bay Plantation. Barnwell writes of the well-being of the family, the health and spiritual training of the servants and neglect of the livestock by the slaves, and requests his mother to send a pineapple from Charleston to be served as dessert for an upcoming dinner party.
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350. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1855
350. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1855 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, concerning his plans for the remainder of his stay in Europe.
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365. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 22, 1856
365. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 22, 1856 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about his ordination in Statesburg, SC,
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375. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1859?
375. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1859? Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about a washing machine he has purchased for her and includes a recipe for soap. He also informs her of a calf he is sending via his servant "Aleck" and tells her to "let the negroes know that if it is missing, I will have every one on the plantation punished."
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379. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 28, 1861
379. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 28, 1861 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, of his plans to spend his summer vacation in spiritual work with the Confederate Army, specifically at hospitals near Manassas, VA, where he hopes to bring along a "Corps of Lady nurses."
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306. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- October 9, 1849
306. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- October 9, 1849 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to sister, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about her education and describes the improvements in the Steward's Hall at the South Carolina College, including fancy silverware, new tables and a new cook "fresh from Daniel Webster's kitchen."
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326. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- July 31, 1851
326. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- July 31, 1851 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to sister, Elizabeth Barnwell, about friends he has met up with in White Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now WV).
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330. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- September 13, 1851
330. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- September 13, 1851 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to sister, Elizabeth Barnwell, describing his time in Boston.
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351. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- May 7, 1855
351. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- May 7, 1855 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to sister, Elizabeth Barnwell, telling her of his preference for Beaufort women compared to the women he has met in Germany.
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361. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- 1856?
361. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- 1856? Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to sister, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, encouraging her and other siblings to live with him in Columbia.
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386. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- n.d.
386. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- n.d. Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to sister, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, from South Carolina College.
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186. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- September 16, 1837
186. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- September 16, 1837 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to William H. W. Barnwell about the death of their sister, Mary.
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188. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 14, 1838
188. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 14, 1838 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to William H. W. Barnwell about the expulsion of a student from the South Carolina College and his concern about Charleston's needy citizens in the aftermath of a fire.
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181. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- June 14, 1833
181. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- June 14, 1833 Robert Woodward Barnwell, Beaufort, SC, writes to his brother William H. W. Barnwell in "Pendleton Village" of efforts by Robert Barnwell Rhett to get William his own congregation and church in Charleston.
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