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Barnwell Family Papers

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346. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- October 6, 1854
346. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- October 6, 1854 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to father, William H. W. Barnwell, describing his visit to Salzburg, Austria, and his increased competency with the German language.
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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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344. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 22, 1854
344. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 22, 1854 Partial letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing his travel through the German Rhineland. Barnwell writes of visiting the ducal palace of the House of Nassau in Biebrich and its elaborate greenhouses and gardens and describes visits to the spas of Wiesbaden and the tourist sites of Worms.
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343. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- February 11, 1854
343. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- February 11, 1854 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, New York, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell describes touring New York City over several days as his steamship, the Franklin, is undergoing repairs before sailing for Europe.
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342. Robert Woodward Barnwell to sisters -- February 8, 1854
342. Robert Woodward Barnwell to sisters -- February 8, 1854 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Philadelphia, to sisters. Barnwell describes touring Philadelphia with his cousin, Nathaniel Barnwell Fuller, as they wait to travel to Europe and gives a physical description of the two as noted in their new passports. He also writes of making inquiries with a Naval Commander about ship timber in the hopes his father can make a deal to sell Live Oak lumber from South Carolina.
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341. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 3, 1854
341. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- February 3, 1854 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell in Philadelphia, to father, William H. W. Barnwell. En route north for his European trip, Barnwell writes of visiting Washington, DC, touring the Patent Building and U.S. Capitol, securing his passport and meeting Senator Butler of South Carolina.
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340. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 26, 1854
340. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 26, 1854 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to his father, William H. W. Barnwell, about advice and gifts he has received as he prepares for a trip to Europe and alludes to a painful end to his father's ministry in Charleston.
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339. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 19, 1854
339. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 19, 1854 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, to father, William H. W. Barnwell, discussing his preliminary preparations for a trip to Europe and his brother Edward's attempt to find employment at "Mr. Huberts office" in Charleston.
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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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337. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 22, 1853
337. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 22, 1853 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, from Laurel Bay Plantation. Barnwell writes of the well-being of the family, the health and spiritual training of the servants and neglect of the livestock by the slaves, and requests his mother to send a pineapple from Charleston to be served as dessert for an upcoming dinner party.
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336. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 22, 1853
336. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 22, 1853 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell at Laurel Bay plantation, to father, William H. W. Barnwell. Barnwell describes an eventful trip to Beaufort with his siblings, comments on his continuing education and the schooling of his siblings, and reports to his father on the status of the plantation's cotton crop.
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335. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 15, 1853
335. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 15, 1853 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell at the family plantation, Laurel Bay, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell writes of an upcoming visit to Beaufort, slaughtering hogs for sausage and trading mutton for chickens.
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334. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 15, 1853
334. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- January 15, 1853 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell at the family plantation, Laurel Bay, to father, William H. W. Barnwell. Barnwell writes of schooling his younger siblings and reports on the status of the plantation.
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333. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 17, 1851
333. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 17, 1851 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, concerning his plans to return to Charleston from Philadelphia.
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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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330. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- September 13, 1851
330. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- September 13, 1851 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to sister, Elizabeth Barnwell, describing his time in Boston.
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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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328. Robert Woodward Barnwell to unknown -- August 21, 1851
328. Robert Woodward Barnwell to unknown -- August 21, 1851 Short note from Robert Woodward Barnwell to unknown announcing his arrival in Baltimore while en route to Philadelphia.
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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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