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Barnwell Family Papers

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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