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Barnwell Family Papers

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281. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 9, 1848
281. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 9, 1848 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, concerning changes in rooming arrangements and the opening of a new "commons" building at South Carolina College. He also mentions the admittance of an acquaintance or relative, "Stu", who was only narrowly accepted after poor entrance examinations that Barnwell attributes to "the dissimilarity of studies here & at Cambridge."
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282. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 28, 1848
282. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 28, 1848 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, about the state of his expenses at South Carolina College.
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283. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Edward H. Barnwell -- April 15, 1848
283. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Edward H. Barnwell -- April 15, 1848 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to brother, Edward H. Barnwell, from South Carolina College. Barnwell describes an encampment with his military society and a mock attack by other students from the college.
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284. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- April 23, 1848
284. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- April 23, 1848 An analysis of a sermon preached by James H. Thornwell in Columbia, SC, by Robert Woodward Barnwell for his father, William H. W. Barnwell.
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285. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 2, 1848
285. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 2, 1848 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, informing her that he is fully settled back at South Carolina College and lists some possessions left behind in Charleston, including several books he wants taken to the Apprentice's Library in Charleston.
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286. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- October 16, 1848
286. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- October 16, 1848 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to his father, William H. W. Barnwell, about recent renovations and improvements on the campus of the South Carolina College and tells his father he reads the Charleston Courier daily for news of any Boston ship that might have arrived with his order of winter clothing.
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287. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 27, 1848
287. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 27, 1848 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, on his desire to get a room by himself due to the interruptions of roommates.
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288. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- November 16, 1848
288. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- November 16, 1848 An analysis of a sermon preached by James H. Thornwell in Columbia, SC, by Robert Woodward Barnwell for his father, William H. W. Barnwell.
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289. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- December 9, 1848
289. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- December 9, 1848 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, finalizing his yearly expenses at South Carolina College and informing her of his plans to take friends with him when visiting Charleston for winter break.
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290. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November, 1848
290. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November, 1848 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell, South Carolina College, inquiring about the health of his mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, and his newborn brother.
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291. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- 1848
291. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- 1848 An analysis of a sermon preached by James H. Thornwell in Columbia, SC, by Robert Woodward Barnwell for his father, William H. W. Barnwell.
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292. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 1, 1849
292. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 1, 1849 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing a delightful visit to Orangeburg, SC, en route to Columbia from Charleston.
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293. Robert Woodward Barnwell to sisters -- January 15, 1849
293. Robert Woodward Barnwell to sisters -- January 15, 1849 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to his sisters on the importance of education and intelligent conversation in a lady.
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294. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 25, 1849
294. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 25, 1849 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing the ill health of South Carolina College's president, William Preston.
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295. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 29, 1849
295. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 29, 1849 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, informing her that the health of Col. Preston has forced him to temporarily vacate the presidency of South Carolina College and that Dr. Francis Lieber will assume the role. Barnwell also requests a box of "eatables" he can share with his tenement mates, having "dined pretty amply" in boxes they have received from home.
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296. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- February 8, 1849
296. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- February 8, 1849 Birthday greetings from Robert Woodward Barnwell to sister, Elizabeth Barnwell. Barnwell describes several parties he has attended lately, including an elaborate one at John Preston's house where "$18,000 worth of silver was exposed!"
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297. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- February 28, 1849
297. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell (sister) -- February 28, 1849 Birthday greetings from Robert Woodward Barnwell to sister, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell writes of giving up dancing parties and advises Catherine to avoid them as well.
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298. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- March 12, 1849
298. Robert Woodward Barnwell to William H. W. Barnwell -- March 12, 1849 Robert Woodward Barnwell writes to his father, William H. W. Barnwell, to allay any fears about him rooming with an upperclassman at South Carolina College and gives his father updates on his grades.
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299. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 15, 1849
299. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 15, 1849 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, updating her on his school work. Included in the letter is a version of the poem "Wait for the Wagon."
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300. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 23, 1849
300. Robert Woodward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- March 23, 1849 Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, discussing his brother Edward's plans for college.
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