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Barnwell Family Papers

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004. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- April 24, 1832
004. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- April 24, 1832 Writing to Edgar B. Day, William H. W. Barnwell discusses his religious thoughts including the notion that freeing slaves from the bondage of sin is more important than freedom itself.
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003. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- January 18, 1832
003. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- January 18, 1832 William H. W. Barnwell, from Laurel Bay Plantation, writes to friend Edgar Day in Catskill, New York. After 4 years without correspondence, Barnwell apprises Day of his marriage, the birth of his first child and his religious conversion during a revival in Gillisonville, SC. He also speaks of forming a local temperance society and hopes to establish "one upon my plantation among my Negroes."
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079. William H. W. Barnwell to Charles DeSaussure -- April 18, 1844
079. William H. W. Barnwell to Charles DeSaussure -- April 18, 1844 William H. W. Barnwell, at Laurel Bay plantation, writes to Charles DeSaussure in Charleston with specific orders for the layout of the next number of "The Episcopal Protestant" and asks DeSaussure to insist to "Walker", publisher of the paper, that it is printed correctly this time.
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108. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 14, 1848
108. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 14, 1848 William H. W. Barnwell writes to wife Catherine Barnwell of his arrival in Beaufort and his decision to spend the night at "Aunt Barnwell's" before venturing on to "Woodward" in the morning.
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025. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- November 7, 1834
025. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- November 7, 1834 William H. W. Barnwell writes to his wife Catherine Barnwell in Beaufort about a nearby fire in his Charleston neighborhood that has displaced "Mrs Gadsden and the Thayers."
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021. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- August 11, 1834
021. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- August 11, 1834 William H. W. Barnwell writes to Edgar B. Day about the religious conversion of mutual friends, his busy ministry in Charleston, the plans to build a new Episcopal church in Charleston and recent anti-abolitionist riots in New York City.
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008. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- September 3, 1832
008. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- September 3, 1832 William H. W. Barnwell writes to Edgar B. Day about the death of Day's cousin, the one year anniversary of his conversion and the state of religion in South Carolina.
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006. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- June 28, 1832
006. William H. W. Barnwell to Edgar B. Day -- June 28, 1832 William H. W. Barnwell writes to Edgar B. Day about his less than pious youth, his progress in taking religious orders, being called to Pendleton, SC, to preach and the religious instruction of his slaves. He comments that his "Northern Brethren,would not revile me for keeping as bondsmen in the flesh, those who I am striving to make free in the Spirit."
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099. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- August 11, 1847
099. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- August 11, 1847 William H. W. Barnwell writes to Catherine Barnwell from Beaufort describing details of his pulpit switching with various Episcopal reverends.
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510. William Finley Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 28, 1861
510. William Finley Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 28, 1861 William Finley Barnwell, recently stationed at Fort Johnson, SC, writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, asking for clothing and other supplies. According to Barnwell, his pay as lieutenant is "over a thousand dollars including servant & food" though few supplies have been sent to the fort.
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511. William Finley Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 4, 1861
511. William Finley Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 4, 1861 William Finley Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, from his station on Sullivan's Island. Barnwell writes about the need of supplies, cloth, needles, etc., his plans for using his pay and the daily anticipation of a fight with the federal troops.
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506. William Finley Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1858
506. William Finley Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1858 William Finley Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, discussing his studies at South Carolina College and requests she send him a ham, turkey or "a pair of fowls" he can share with his classmates.
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031. William Elliott to William H. W. Barnwell -- March 7, 1838
031. William Elliott to William H. W. Barnwell -- March 7, 1838 William Elliott, in Savannah, writes to William H. W. Barnwell asking him to sell his collection of books in Charleston.
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562. Weekly return, Graniteville Manufacturing Company -- April 27, 1850
562. Weekly return, Graniteville Manufacturing Company -- April 27, 1850 Weekly return for cotton mill labor, Graniteville Manufacturing Company, 1850.
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532. Report Cards, Beaufort College -- n.d.
532. Report Cards, Beaufort College -- n.d. Weekly report cards noting attendance, etc., for Joseph Walker Barnwell at Beaufort College.
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002. Unknown to William H. W. Barnwell -- December 12, 1828
002. Unknown to William H. W. Barnwell -- December 12, 1828 Unknown writer extolling the virtues of his sister to William H. W. Barnwell.
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016. Unknown to William H. W. Barnwell -- June 17, 1833
016. Unknown to William H. W. Barnwell -- June 17, 1833 Unknown to William H. W. Barnwell containing a list of names and families that will subscribe to Barnwell's ministry.
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140. Anonymous to William H. W. Barnwell -- August, 1844
140. Anonymous to William H. W. Barnwell -- August, 1844 Unknown correspondent writes to William H. W. Barnwell taking exception to an article in the "Episcopal Protestant" that misquotes the author of an article in another newspaper, "The Gospel Messenger."
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195. Unknown to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 3, 1827
195. Unknown to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 3, 1827 Unknown correspondent writes to Catherine Osborn Barnwell about the news of Catherine's two potential suitors.
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028. Unknown to William H. W. Barnwell -- September 21, 1836
028. Unknown to William H. W. Barnwell -- September 21, 1836 Unknown correspondent to William H. W. Barnwell -- September 21, 1836. (Postmarked Beaufort, SC.; scrap)
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