Barnwell, Robert Woodward, 1801-1882

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U.S. senator, U.S. representative, C.S.A. senator, from South Carolina, and educator.

From the description of Robert Woodward Barnwell correspondence, 1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450147

American politician, US Congressman from S.C., 1829-1833, US Senator, 1850-1851, Confederate Congressman 1862-1866.

From the guide to the Robert Woodward Barnwell paycheck and autograph, 1832, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Lawyer, politician, planter, educator, of Beaufort and Charleston, S.C.; member, of U.S. Senate, 1851-1860; U.S. House, 1829-1833; Confederate Senate, 1861-1865; S.C. House, 1826-1828; President, 1835-1841, of South Carolina College (University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.); Board of Trustees, S.C. College, 1836-1873 and 1877-1882; son, of Robert Gibbes Barnwell (1761-1814) and Elizabeth Hayne Wigg Barnwell; husband of Eliza Barnwell (1807-1891).

From the description of Robert Woodward Barnwell (1801-1882) papers, 1833-1879. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 43509958

Beaufort County, South Carolina plantation owner, attorney, S.C. State Representative (1826-1828), U.S. Congressman (1829-1833), president of South Carolina College (1835-1841), and U.S. Senator (1850). Robert Woodward Barnwell married his second cousin, Eliza Barnwell (1807-1891) with whom he had 13 children. Barnwell's principal country residence was Woodward Plantation, but he also owned Cotton Hope (part of the old True Blue Plantation), Straban, and Bull's Point Plantations. Barnwell's only brother, William Hazzard Wigg Barnwell was an attorney and rector of St. Peter's Church, Charleston, South Carolina, and had a residence near Laurel Bay Plantation (which had been their father's principal country home).

From the description of Journal of Robert Woodward Barnwell plantations, 1838-1859. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32141432

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referencedIn Townsend, Belton O'Neall. Belton O'Neall Townsend papers, 1870-1871. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Jamison, David Flavel, 1810-1864. Papers, 1860-1864. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
referencedIn Jefferson Davis collection, Davis, Jefferson collection, 1861-1865 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Magrath, A. G. (Andrew Gordon), 1813-1893. Andrew Gordon Magrath correspondence, 1864-1865. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Walker, Emmeline Dabney Greene. Walker family history, 1959. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Mathematical theses, 1782-1839. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Henry, Robert, 1792-1856. Robert Henry papers 1823-1948 bulk, 1823-1855. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Barnwell, Robert Woodward, 1801-1882. Journal of Robert Woodward Barnwell plantations, 1838-1859. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Fowles, M. A. M.A. Fowles memoirs and family history, 1883-1891. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Crosland, Edward, 1850-1885. Edward Crosland papers, 1838-1870. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn La Borde, Maximilian, 1804-1873. Maximilian La Borde papers, 1843-1873. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Jefferson Davis collection, 1861-1865. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848. Walcott-Pickman family papers, 1776-1887. Library of Congress
referencedIn Lowell, Francis Cabot, 1803-1874. Papers, 1788-1966, bulk: 1817-1874. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Bradley family. Bradley family papers, 1736-1979. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Barnwell, Robert Woodward, 1801-1882. Index rerum, [18--?]. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Thompson, Waddy, 1798-1868. Waddy Thompson papers, 1799-1978. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Wendell Holmes Stephenson Papers, 1820-1968 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888. C.G. Memminger papers, 1830-1880. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Smith, William, 1762-1840. William Smith papers, 1829-1830. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Emerson family papers, 1699-1939. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Nott, Henry Junius, 1797-1837. Henry Junius Nott papers, 1830-1951; (bulk, 1830-1837). University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Barnwell, Robert Woodward, 1801-1882. Robert Woodward Barnwell correspondence, 1868. Library of Congress
creatorOf Barnwell, Robert Woodward, 1801-1882. Robert Woodward Barnwell (1801-1882) papers, 1833-1879. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Robert Woodward Barnwell paycheck and autograph, 1832 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith Barnwell, William Hazzard, 1806-1863. person
associatedWith Bradley family. person
correspondedWith Butler, Pierce Mason, 1798-1847 person
correspondedWith Crosland, Edward, 1850-1885. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Emerson family. family
correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Fowles, M. A. person
associatedWith Harvard University. corporateBody
associatedWith Hayne, Robert Young, 1791-1839. person
associatedWith Henry, Robert, 1792-1856. person
associatedWith Jamison, David Flavel, 1810-1864. person
associatedWith Kershaw, Joseph Brevard, 1822-1894. person
correspondedWith La Borde, Maximilian, 1804-1873. person
associatedWith Lowell, Francis Cabot, 1803-1874. person
associatedWith Magrath, A. G. (Andrew Gordon), 1813-1893. person
correspondedWith McDuffie, George, 1790-1851 person
correspondedWith Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888. person
associatedWith Nott, Henry Junius, 1797-1837. person
correspondedWith Orr, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1822-1873 person
correspondedWith Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860 person
correspondedWith Richardson, John Peter, 1801-1864 person
correspondedWith Scheimerhom, J. W. person
associatedWith Smith, William, 1762-1840. person
correspondedWith Stephenson, Wendell Holmes, 1899-1970 person
correspondedWith Thompson, Waddy, 1798-1868. person
associatedWith Todd, John, 1800-1873. person
associatedWith Townsend, Belton O'Neall. person
associatedWith University of South Carolina corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, Emmeline Dabney Greene. person
associatedWith Wardlaw, David Lewis, 1799-1873. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Slave records--South Carolina
South Carolina
South Carolina--Columbia
South Carolina--Beaufort County
Columbia (S.C.)
The Briars Plantation (Beaufort County, S.C.)
Woodward Plantation (Beaufort County, S.C.)
South Carolina
Cotton Hope Plantation (Beaufort County, S.C.)
Bull's Point Plantation (Beaufort County, S.C.)
United States
South Carolina
Subject
Reconstruction
Slave records
Legislators--Biography
Tariff--Law and legislation
Slaves
Education, higher
African Americans--History--Sources
Liberty--Criticism and interpretation
Nullification (States' rights)
Plantations
Occupation
Plantation owners
Representatives, U.S. Congress--South Carolina
Senators, C.S.A. Congress--South Carolina
Educators
Senators, U.S. Congress--South Carolina
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Birth 1801-08-10

Death 1882-11-05

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