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Barnwell Family Papers

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101. James D. McCabe to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 29, 1848
101. James D. McCabe to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 29, 1848 Request from Rev James D. McCabe, rector of St. Thomas' Church, Abingdon, VA, for any funds that the congregation of William H. W. Barnwell can spare to retire a debt that his isolated parish has accrued in building a church. The parish is so distant from any other, McCabe writes, that "it is truly missionary ground."
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102. Jarvis Buxton to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 16, 1848
102. Jarvis Buxton to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 16, 1848 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.
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103. James Hanahan to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 28, 1848
103. James Hanahan to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 28, 1848 Note from James Hanahan requesting that William H. W. Barnwell perform his son's funeral service.
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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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105. C. G. Memminger to William H. W. Barnwell -- April 25, 1848
105. C. G. Memminger to William H. W. Barnwell -- April 25, 1848 Letter from C. G. Memminger in Charleston to William H. W. Barnwell, who is convalescing "in the country." Memminger assures Barnwell that his pulpit is being adequately filled and tries to allay fears that Barnwell has about the spiritual health of his congregation.
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106. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 3, 1848
106. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 3, 1848 Short note from William H. W. Barnwell from "Zion's Parsonage" to wife, Catherine Barnwell, informing her of plans to travel to Columbia before returning home.
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107. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 5, 1848
107. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 5, 1848 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell in Columbia to wife Catherine Barnwell in Charleston. Barnwell mentions the death of an infant in Charleston and the need for his family to find a new place to live.
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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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109. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 18, 1848
109. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- December 18, 1848 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to wife Catherine Barnwell concerning his stays at Woodward and Laurel Bay plantations near Beaufort, his upcoming trip to "Paris" Island and the slaughter of beef cattle for the upcoming Christmas season.
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110. Stephen Elliott to William H. W. Barnwell -- December 6, 1849
110. Stephen Elliott to William H. W. Barnwell -- December 6, 1849 Letter from Bp Stephen Elliot in Montpelier, GA, to William H. W. Barnwell concerning a young preacher who has travelled to Charleston to solicit contributions. Elliott writes that "he is under very good training, as I had the choosing of his library."
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111. William H. W. Barnwell to daughter "Nan" -- 1850's
111. William H. W. Barnwell to daughter "Nan" -- 1850's Letter from William H. W. Barnwell to daughter Ann Barnwell thanking her for a letter and mentioning younger siblings Joseph, Allard, Mary and Charles.
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112. F. E. Gould to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 21, 1851
112. F. E. Gould to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 21, 1851 F. E. Gould, Little Rockfish, NC, writes to William H. W. Barnwell in an attempt to recover $10 she had forwarded to her husband in Charleston. When her husband was unable to get to Charleston to retrieve it, Mrs. Gould solicits the help of Barnwell, whose name she had retrieved from an almanac. According to Barnwell's note on the envelope, he applied to the postmaster, "Mr. Huger", and the $10 was returned.
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113. Peter J. Shand to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 26, 1852
113. Peter J. Shand to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 26, 1852 Invitation from Rev. Peter J. Shand to William H. W. Barnwell to stay at the home of Rev. James H. Thornwell while attending an upcoming Episcopal convention in Columbia.
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114. William Passmore to William H. W. Barnwell -- March 8, 1853
114. William Passmore to William H. W. Barnwell -- March 8, 1853 Letter of thanks from Rev. William Passmore to William H. W. Barnwell for his $10 contribution to the building of a church in Brownsville, Texas.
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115. Francis L. Hawks to William H. W. Barnwell -- April 8, 1857
115. Francis L. Hawks to William H. W. Barnwell -- April 8, 1857 Letter from Rev. Francis L. Hawks to William H. W. Barnwell attempting to answer questions Barnwell has about his ancestor, John Barnwell, and specific events surrounding the Tuscarora War in North Carolina.
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116. B. C. Webb to William H. W. Barnwell -- September 19, 1851
116. B. C. Webb to William H. W. Barnwell -- September 19, 1851 Letter from Rev. Benjamin C. Webb, White Sulphur Springs, VA., to William H. W. Barnwell concerning the placement of a Mr. Mckay in Webb's parish.
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117. Joseph R. Walker to William H. W. Barnwell -- March 21, 1853
117. Joseph R. Walker to William H. W. Barnwell -- March 21, 1853 Rev. Joseph Walker writes to William H. W. Barnwell asking him to look into a disparity between bond prices he has been quoted.
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118. B. Johnson to William H. W. Barnwell -- April 6, 1853
118. B. Johnson to William H. W. Barnwell -- April 6, 1853 Letter from Rev. Benjamin Johnson, St. Matthews, SC, to William H. W. Barnwell informing Barnwell that due to overwhelming duties with his own congregations, he is unable to preach in Barnwell's place in Charleston.
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119. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- June 13, 1853
119. William H. W. Barnwell to Catherine Barnwell -- June 13, 1853 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."
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120. William H. W. Barnwell to Allard Barnwell -- July 5, 1853
120. William H. W. Barnwell to Allard Barnwell -- July 5, 1853 Letter from William H. W. Barnwell in Philadelphia to son Allard Barnwell in Beaufort. Barnwell describes Fourth of July "torpedos" being fired by a young "Elliott" despite Barnwell's warning that "the Mayor and the constables" would lock him up.
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