Anonymous correspondent, identifying himself as a "friend of the Revd Mr Shindler", writes to William H. W. Barnwell accusing him of taking quotes from a sermon by Shindler out of context in a criticism in the "Episcopal Protestant." The writer believes Barnwell has long "been inimical to the Revd" and exerts "undue influence...over the minds of your congregation."
Anonymous correspondent writes to William H. W. Barnwell, as editor of the "Episcopal Protestant", on matters of Episcopal procedures, specifically whether or not a member of the standing committee, absent during testimonials by a candidate for orders, can withhold his support based on disagreements the committee member has with the candidate on "speculative doctrines."
Printed pastoral letter from Bishop Christopher E. Gadsden to "Clergy and Laity of the Diocese of South Carolina" encouraging members to increase donations to support mission work domestically, nationally and abroad.
Printed circular sent to William H. W. Barnwell and the Charleston Sabbath Association announcing a "Lord's Day Convention" in Baltimore. The circular contains a questionnaire to gauge Sunday business activities in each state, specifically those associated with transportation. Handwritten on the circular is a request to Barnwell from the "Baltimore Lord's Day Association" to help disseminate circulars in the southern states and to solicit the services of "Judge Berrian" or other prominent southerners to write the "directors and stockholders in the railroads on the subject of the Sabbath."