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Barnwell Family Papers

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521. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Esther Hutson Barnwell -- October 24, 1869
521. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Esther Hutson Barnwell -- October 24, 1869 Joseph Walker Barnwell writes to sister, Esther Hutson Barnwell, from Germany, where he is matriculating at the university in Gottingen. Barnwell describes the difficulty of learning the language, the bathing habits of the Germans and his views on German servants, and comments that the Americans he has met abroad do not distinguish between Northerners and Southerners.
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522. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 1, 1869
522. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 1, 1869 Letter from Joseph Walker Barnwell, Gottingen, Germany, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell writes of attending a performance of a men and boy's choir visiting from Hanover, comments on his inexperience with cold winters and describes a large, traveling market of peddlers which descends on the city four times a year.
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523. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 1, 1869
523. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 1, 1869 Letter from Joseph Walker Barnwell, Gottingen, Germany, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell writes of trying to speak only German, a task made harder by an increase in other Americans arriving in Gottingen, and discusses the current state of Prussian political and military affairs.
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524. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 11, 1870
524. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 11, 1870 Letter from Joseph Walker Barnwell, in Gottingen, Germany, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, describing his recent trips to Hanover and Brunswick, Germany.
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525. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Unknown -- ca. 1870
525. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Unknown -- ca. 1870 Joseph Walker Barnwell, Gottingen, Germany, writes to unknown family member discussing the current political situations among the countries of Europe, including England, France, Germany, Austro-Hungary and Russia.
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526. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Allard Belin Barnwell -- 1869
526. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Allard Belin Barnwell -- 1869 Joseph Walker Barnwell, Gottingen, Germany, writes to brother, Allard Belin Barnwell. Barnwell talks of how being in Europe has made him more of an "American" rather than a "Southerner" and discusses weekly social activities with his compatriots. He mentions the near universal editorial contempt for a recent magazine article by Harriet Beecher Stowe concerning Lord Byron and hopes a similar "justice" will one day fall on "Uncle Tom's Cabin." He also derides the antics of anti-Catholic preacher, John Cumming, and describes the curious wedding custom of smashing crockery and dinnerware at the door of the bride-to-be.
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527. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Mary Elliott Barnwell -- December 10, 1869
527. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Mary Elliott Barnwell -- December 10, 1869 Letter from Joseph Walker Barnwell, Gottingen, Germany, to sister, Mary Elliott Barnwell, with details of his instruction in German, a description of local ice skaters and an amusing comparison between the Beaufort newspaper and the London Times.
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528. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Esther Hutson Barnwell -- December 21, 1869
528. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Esther Hutson Barnwell -- December 21, 1869 Letter from Joseph Walker Barnwell, Gottingen, Germany, to sister, Esther Hutson Barnwell, commenting on the business-like characteristic of German marriages, his taking weekly tea with the "Fraulein" landlady to improve his German, and the frankness of Germans in regard to personal matters.
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529. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 1, 1870
529. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- June 1, 1870 Letter from Joseph Walker Barnwell, Gottingen, Germany, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell discusses South Carolina Reconstruction politics and the dissatisfaction with Governor Robert Scott, and details a day trip with fellow students to explore castle ruins along the Werre River southwest of Gottingen.
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530. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 31, 1882
530. Joseph Walker Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- October 31, 1882 Joseph Walker Barnwell writes to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, concerning her fears over his lack of religious conviction.
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531. Certificate to practice law -- June 15, 1869
531. Certificate to practice law -- June 15, 1869 Certificate qualifying Joseph Walker Barnwell to practice law in the US District Court for South Carolina.
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532. Report Cards, Beaufort College -- n.d.
532. Report Cards, Beaufort College -- n.d. Weekly report cards noting attendance, etc., for Joseph Walker Barnwell at Beaufort College.
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533. Essay on ambition -- n.d.
533. Essay on ambition -- n.d. Essay on ambition by Joseph Walker Barnwell.
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534. Certificate of high marks in French -- June 29, 1868
534. Certificate of high marks in French -- June 29, 1868 Certificate of high marks in junior French at the University of South Carolina for Joseph Walker Barnwell.
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535. Certificate of high marks in German -- June 29, 1868
535. Certificate of high marks in German -- June 29, 1868 Certificate of high marks in junior German at the University of South Carolina for Joseph Walker Barnwell.
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536. Diploma, University of South Carolina -- June 29, 1868
536. Diploma, University of South Carolina -- June 29, 1868 Diploma from the University of South Carolina declaring Joseph Walker Barnwell a graduate in the School of Chemistry.
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537. Allard Belin Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 10, 1870
537. Allard Belin Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 10, 1870 Letter from Allard Belin Barnwell, Savannah, GA, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Barnwell discusses his salary and expenses and describes a recent business trip where, to save time, he jumped off the train as he passed his destination rather than get off miles ahead at the depot stop.
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538. Allard Belin Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 13, 1871
538. Allard Belin Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- January 13, 1871 Short note from Allard Belin Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, discussing his employment in Savannah, GA.
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539. Selina McCarthy Graham to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 19, 1870
539. Selina McCarthy Graham to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 19, 1870 Letter from Selina McCarthy Graham, Edingsville, SC, to cousin, Catherine Osborn Barnwell. Graham, future husband of Allard Belin Barnwell, writes of news of mutual friends and family members.
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540. Allard Belin Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 28, 1870
540. Allard Belin Barnwell to Catherine Osborn Barnwell -- November 28, 1870 Letter from Allard Belin Barnwell, Savannah, GA, to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, discussing his employment with Jno. Gardner & Co. In a postscript, Barnwell writes that he has informed his future wife, Selina McCarthy Graham, of their understanding that they are to be married when his salary reaches $1200.
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