Letter from Edward Barnwell to sister, Elizabeth Barnwell, discussing news from South Carolina College. Barnwell reports a recent fire in the school chapel that he helped extinguish and describes his participation in a serenade of female students at the Barhamville Academy. 1850.
Copy of a plat of land containing 200 acres situated near Godfrey Savana in St. Bartholomew’s Parish. Names associated with this plat include Edward Fenwick, Egerton Leigh, John Brown, Hugh Crawford, John McQueen, Owen Bowen and Thomas Jones. Notable geographic locations include Godfrey's Savana [Savannah].
Fragments and narratives describing cities visited, often with notations re principal industries, amusements, transportation, etc. Cities visited include Paris, Ghent, Frankfurt, London, Liverpool, Sheffield, & Birmingham.
An ambrotype cased in a diptych constructed of wood covered with leather. The ambrotype depicts an African American man dressed in a Union military uniform. The front and back panels of the diptych are engraved with the same pattern.
Hand-colored engraving depicting a Jewish woman and a Jewish merchant from Algiers. Engraving by Andreas Geiger. From the series Costume Bild zur Theaterzeitung. Published Vienna: Burea der allgem. Theaterz.
Black-and-white lithograph of the exterior of the synagogue in Kippenheim printed on a contract for purchasing synagogue seats, dating from the first decade of the synagogue in the 1850s. Lithograph by E. Kaufman.
The pamphlet contains the Public Proceedings Relating to Calvary Church. The appendix contains the reports of the sub-committees and the written replies from those interrogated. The discourse stresses the role of paternalism in the treatment and teaching of the gospel to enslaved peoples. Many of the questions included in the interrogation refers to the modes employed when 'communicating religious instruction' to enslaved peoples. Originally bound in v. 22 of the Thomas Smith Grimke pamphlet collection.
This sermon, preached in several of the Protestant Episcopal Churches in Charleston, in November and December 1849, was authored by Paul Trapier, Minister of Calvary Church. The speech charges the members of the congregation with living a life of mission in sharing the gospel with those enslaved to their care.