Short note from William H. W. Barnwell in Philadelphia to wife Catherine Barnwell in Beaufort, SC. Barnwell suggests that if Catherine spends the summer in Beaufort she should find another house where the family would not be "exposed to fever."
Solicitation from Rev. Jarvis Buxton to William H. W. Barnwell for funds to erect an Episcopal church in Rutherfordton, NC. Buxton details services being held at the local court house and in a female academy, where they contend for space with local Presbyterians.
Stephen Elliott writes to William H. W. Barnwell about his upcoming consecration as Episcopal Bishop of Georgia and hopes that Barnwell can travel with him to Richmond, Va., afterwards. He also mentions plans for a new school in the diocese to be led by "Mr. & Mrs. Fay."
Typed copy of a narrative concerning the harassment of the Gregorie family at Myrtle Grove plantation near Mt. Pleasant, SC, 1866. Gregorie details the destruction of personal property and crops, the wounding of his daughter and his battle for compensation for the damages inflicted upon his farm and family by African American troops after the war.