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Barnwell Family Papers

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368. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- June 19, 1857
368. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- June 19, 1857 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, describing the politics surrounding his reelection as professor at South Carolina college.
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367. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 25, 1857
367. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 25, 1857 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, discussing his professorial duties at South Carolina College and updating her on the status of his siblings who are living with him in Columbia. He also mentions South Carolina histories written by William James Rivers, David Ramsay and William Gilmore Simms and some investigative work he is doing for his father concerning their ancestor, John Barnwell. Attached is a letter from his brother, William Finley Barnwell, describing Robert's endless study habits.
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366. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- 1856
366. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- 1856 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, describing his activities as he prepares for his job as professor at South Carolina College. Barnwell writes of purchasing the cook and maid of outgoing professor, Dr. Francis Lieber, "partly [out of] comfort" and partly to relieve Dr. Lieber from "parting with slave property in the usual way of public sale."
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364. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1856
364. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1856 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, detailing his election as professor at South Carolina College.
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358. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- September 13, 1856
358. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- September 13, 1856 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, discussing his upcoming ordination in Stateburg, SC.
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357. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Aunt -- 1854?
357. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Aunt -- 1854? Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to unnamed aunt. Barnwell discusses the start of his German education, including his efforts in avoiding American and English acquaintances to better immerse himself in the language, and describes the sorrow he feels for how hard German women have to work without servants.
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352. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- June 11, 1855
352. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- June 11, 1855 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, describing the esteemed faculty in theology at the university at Erlangen, Germany.
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347. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 27, 1855
347. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 27, 1855 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, from Erlangen, Germany. Barnwell explains that he left the university in Berlin because of the high cost of living and that the university in Erlangen afforded him a better opportunity to learn Hebrew. Pictured on the stationery is a view of Erlangen that Barnwell has marked with the approximate location of his apartment there, a room over a tavern.
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345. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Martha Mathews -- April 28, 1854
345. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Martha Mathews -- April 28, 1854 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to aunt, Martha Ann Mathews, from Offenbach am Maim, Germany. Barnwell writes of studying German before his entrance to a university and describes his Sunday travels to Frankfurt to attend an English church.
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338. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 16, 1853
338. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 16, 1853 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell describes his stay in Savannah, GA, and his plans for side trips to Augusta and Daufuskie Island.
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332. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- October 14, 1851
332. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- October 14, 1851 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, while waiting for a "letter of permission" to travel home to Charleston from Philadelphia. Barnwell describes his time in Philadelphia and writes that, on several occasions, he has had to "stand up pretty staunchly" for South Carolina.
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331. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 6, 1851
331. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 6, 1851 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, from Philadelphia. Barnwell writes of the agreeable time recently spent in Newport and Providence among friends and acquaintances of his father, William H. W. Barnwell.
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329. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 10, 1851
329. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 10, 1851 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing his tour of Boston and meeting old friends of his father's.
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327. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- August 1, 1851
327. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- August 1, 1851 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell. Barnwell writes about the improvement in his health since visiting White Sulphur Springs, requests more money to continue his travels and describes his desire to visit Salt Sulphur Springs.
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325. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- July 30, 1851
325. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- July 30, 1851 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing his improved health after five weeks at White Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now WV).
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324. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- July 15, 1851
324. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- July 15, 1851 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing his visits to White Sulphur Springs and Sweet Springs in Virginia (now WV).
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320. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 10, 1850
320. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 10, 1850 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing his preparation for his final examination at South Carolina College.
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319. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 25, 1850
319. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 25, 1850 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, with updates on the close competition between Barnwell and James Rion for High honors at graduation. Barnwell notes that some students are "betting as much as $100 on either side."
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317. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 21, 1850
317. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 21, 1850 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about getting settled back in at South Carolina College.
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316. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 29, 1850
316. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 29, 1850 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell describing his health, the state of food at the college commons and the study habits of his brother, Edward.
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