Letter from John A. Vaughan, secretary and general agent for the foreign committee on Episcopal missions, to Thomas S. Gervais? (probably Thomas H. Jervey) acknowledging receipt of $1000 dollars from St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Charleston, for Bishop William Boone's salary as missionary to China.
Charles Aldis, of Bank of America, and treasurer of the Foreign Missions of the Protestant Episcopal Church, writes to Thomas. H. Jervey acknowledging receipt of $1039 raised by William H. W. Barnwell and the congregation of St. Peter's Church for foreign and domestic missionary work.
Letter from Pierre P. Irving, secretary of the Foreign Committee on Episcopal missions, to William H. W. Barnwell giving an account of money sent by Barnwell's congregation at St. Peters Church. While the bulk of money donated is in support of William Boone's mission in China, other beneficiaries include missions in Mesopotamia and Texas, and the support of a "missionary to col'd people."
List annotating the monthly donations of parishioners at St. Peter's Church, Charleston, for mission work in 1846 along with a detailed accounting of the allocation of the funds. The bulk of contributions, including those of the "White Sunday School" and the "Col'd Members of St. Peters", went in support of foreign mission work in Africa and China, and a smaller amount to domestic missionary causes, including "for the Jews."
Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Washington, DC, to his brother, William H. W. Barnwell, discussing family, religion and Robert's take on the Nullification crisis writing, "the extreme violence of the President and as I believe his revengeful feelings toward Mr. Calhoun will with the complete apathy of the other Southern States involve us in harm."
Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to brother, William H. W. Barnwell, about his travel plans and the last will of their recently deceased sister, in which William was bequeathed $5000. Robert tells William that the amount is enough to clear his debts and the sale of his slaves is now unnecessary, though he still encourages William to do so, writing, "at Laurel Bay they cannot support themselves and will inevitably be exposed to the dangerous temptations of idleness."