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Barnwell Family Papers

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461. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- August 14, 1857
461. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- August 14, 1857 Edward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, with a description of his time spent in Italy and his business success there and details a disagreement with a gondolier in Venice.
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462. Edward Barnwell to Aunt Mathews -- August 15, 1857
462. Edward Barnwell to Aunt Mathews -- August 15, 1857 Partial letter from Edward Barnwell, Milan, Italy, to Aunt Mathews detailing his plans to return to Charleston.
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463. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1860
463. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1860 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, informing her of his engagement to "Hattie".
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464. Jonathan M. Baker to Edward Barnwell -- January 16, 1860
464. Jonathan M. Baker to Edward Barnwell -- January 16, 1860 Letter from Jonathan Baker to Edward Barnwell concerning a delinquent tax bill.
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465. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1861
465. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- ca. 1861 Undated letter, ca. 1861, from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell mentions his distaste for "soldiering" and asks his mother to send "Moses" back to him writing, "he has had holiday enough."
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466. Wedding invitation for Edward Barnwell and Harriet B. Hayne -- November, 1860
466. Wedding invitation for Edward Barnwell and Harriet B. Hayne -- November, 1860 Invitation to the wedding and reception of Edward Barnwell and Harriet B. Hayne. Written on the back of the invitation is a note from Harriet stating "Invitation to my wedding 1860 Found in 1910." Enclosed are printed cards bearing the couples' names.
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467. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 25, 1861
467. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 25, 1861 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, discussing the nomination of his brother, William Finley Barnwell, as 3rd Lieutenant in the "1st Company of Infantry" and detailing the politics surrounding his appointment. William, Barnwell writes, has been ordered to Fort Johnson to take charge of new recruits.
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468. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1861
468. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- 1861 Edward Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, believing the assault on Fort Sumter is imminent. Barnwell thinks his brother, William, will see little action from his post on Fort Johnson.
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469. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 24, 1872
469. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- September 24, 1872 Letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, noting the loss of his hair. Barnwell also mentions an opportunity to have his nephews attend the University of the South in Sewanee, TN.
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470. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- August 6, 1853
470. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- August 6, 1853 Partial note from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, informing her that he and his father have arrived in Lake George, NY.
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471. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d.
471. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d. Partial, undated letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, inquiring about the price of salt in Beaufort.
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472. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d.
472. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d. Torn, undated letter from Edward Barnwell, at South Carolina College, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell.
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473. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d.
473. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d. Undated letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, with lengthy instructions on the use of guano as a fertilizer.
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474. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d.
474. Edward Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- n.d. Undated letter from Edward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, noting a delightful trip to Beaufort to see friends and family.
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475. Edward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- n.d.
475. Edward Barnwell to Elizabeth Barnwell -- n.d. Undated letter from Edward Barnwell to sister, Elizabeth Barnwell, describing his social life while visiting Beaufort.
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476. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- May 14, 1857
476. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- May 14, 1857 Letter from Stephen Elliott Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, explaining his reason for remaining in Charleston a few days longer than expected and updating her on the status of supplies she has requested he return with to Beaufort.
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477. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Robert Woodward Barnwell -- April 27, 1863
477. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Robert Woodward Barnwell -- April 27, 1863 Letter from Stephen Elliott Barnwell, at "Camp Beaufort", to brother, Robert Woodward Barnwell. Barnwell details his participation in recent military engagements including the battle of "Old Pocotaligo", the destruction of a Union transport in the Coosaw River and the detonation of a torpedo against another Union vessel. Barnwell expresses his desire to become an officer and solicits his brother for any help he can give to that end.
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478. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Edward Barnwell -- February 4, 1865
478. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Edward Barnwell -- February 4, 1865 Letter from Stephen Elliott Barnwell, James Island, to brother, Edward Barnwell, referring to talk of the fall of the Confederacy and the morale of the troops. Barnwell reports on the intelligence of 4 deserters who arrived in their camp who claim the Union is confident that the Confederacy is "on its last legs."
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479. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Joseph Walker Barnwell -- February 8, 1865
479. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Joseph Walker Barnwell -- February 8, 1865 Stephen Elliott Barnwell, James Island, writes to brother, Joseph Walker Barnwell, informing him that he can obtain forage at the arsenal in Columbia.
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480. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 11, 1865
480. Stephen Elliott Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 11, 1865 Letter from Stephen Elliott Barnwell, Valdosta, GA, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, detailing his escape from the Union troops who captured Jefferson Davis, in whose entourage he was traveling. Barnwell describes pretending to take a bucket to fetch water for his horse before fleeing into a swamp and leaving his horse and possessions behind. Before fleeing, Barnwell "took the liberty of bidding the Pres goodbye -- and expressing as briefly as I could my admiration for the firmness and pertinacity with which he stuck to the good cause -- with which he seemed well pleased."
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