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Barnwell Family Papers

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184. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 18, 1837
184. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 18, 1837 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Columbia, SC, to his brother, William H. W. Barnwell about family and an event at the South Carolina College requiring the expulsion of several students.
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373. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- July 23, 1858
373. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- July 23, 1858 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Charlottesville, VA, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing a trip to Virginia with his wife, Mary.
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304. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- August 5, 1849
304. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- August 5, 1849 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Beaufort, to father, William H. W. Barnwell. Barnwell tells his father of his return from Bay Point and informs him of the ill health of his Uncle Robert's young child.
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189. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 20, 1846
189. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 20, 1846 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Beaufort, SC, to William H. W. Barnwell asking for his help in locating a catechism "for the religious instruction of Negroes" that he has displaced. He also informs William of the Episcopal Church in Beaufort's recent contributions to Rev. William Boone's mission in China and asks that Rev. Boone publish "some specific statement" as to the prospects of his success given that so much money has been contributed from South Carolina.
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185. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- August 28, 1837
185. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- August 28, 1837 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Beaufort, SC, to brother William H. W. Barnwell. Barnwell writes about his summer in Beaufort, the inheritance of 25 negroes from "Cousin John's" estate, and the intention of the local planters to hire a "Rev. Webb" to attend to the "parochial charge of their negroes."
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183. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- July 29, 1835
183. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- July 29, 1835 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Beaufort, SC, to his brother William H. W. Barnwell, Charleston, about family, Robert's leadership of Sunday School in Beaufort, and issues concerning temperance, including a lengthy discussion about "Northern temperance papers" and "quarrels about sacramental wine."
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182. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 14, 1834
182. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- May 14, 1834 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Beaufort, SC, to his brother William H. W. Barnwell, Charleston, discussing fund raising for William's new church building via the auction of pews and other donations.
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273. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 5, 1848
273. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 5, 1848 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, at South Carolina College, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell describes his stopover in Charleston en route to Columbia after Christmas break, including his lengthy visit to a dentist.
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272. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- December 10, 1847
272. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- December 10, 1847 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, at South Carolina College, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell discusses housing problems at the college and describes a group of freshman who, in the "Edisto fashion", play cards in lieu of studying.
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257. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 6, 1846
257. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 6, 1846 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, Andover, MA, to his mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, and younger siblings. Barnwell writes of his trip North and describes his reluctance in buying an expensive frock "knowing Papa's circumstances."
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390. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d.
390. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d. Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing offers to preach while away from Columbia.
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389. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- n.d.
389. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- n.d. Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to father, William H. W. Barnwell, discussing Baptist and Episcopal churches in Beaufort, SC. Barnwell advises his father to "reserve your anti Baptist battery" to the religious press and not local newspapers.
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383. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 7, 1861
383. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 7, 1861 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing his work visiting camps and hospitals and procuring supplies for wounded and sick South Carolina soldiers in Virginia. The letter contains pages written by his wife, Mary, describing a trip to Munson Hill in Northern Virginia that Barnwell had taken with Generals Beauregard and Johnston. According to Mary, Barnwell could see Union soldiers atop the U.S. Capitol Building and, while there, witnessed a skirmish among picket lines.
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381. Robert Woodward Barnwell to sister -- January 28, 1862
381. Robert Woodward Barnwell to sister -- January 28, 1862 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to sister describing his unceasing work tending to sick and wounded Confederate soldiers in Virginia. Barnwell writes that he hopes to return to Columbia the following April when South Carolina soldiers end their tour and perhaps save his summer salary at South Carolina College.
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378. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1861
378. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1861 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, updating her on the growth of his two young sons, Singleton and Robert. Barnwell also refers to "Carolina's backwardness" in its attack of Fort Sumter and believes the action ruins any hope "of redeeming our pledge of independence."
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377. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 19, 1860
377. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- April 19, 1860 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, offering his opinion on the particulars of his younger brother Stephen's education and describing the vegetable garden he has planted.
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376. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 24, 1859
376. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 24, 1859 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing his preparations for another term as professor at South Carolina College.
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374. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Edward H. Barnwell -- July 23, 1858
374. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Edward H. Barnwell -- July 23, 1858 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to brother, Edward H. Barnwell, from Charlottesville, VA. Robert writes of visiting Edward's alma mater at the University of Virginia and alludes to an offer of employment at the College of William and Mary.
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372. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- May 17, 1858
372. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- May 17, 1858 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about plans in the month leading up to his wedding.
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371. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 15, 1858?
371. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 15, 1858? Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, trying to arrange a day to meet in Charleston.
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