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." ca. 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. 1861.
Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell to mother, Catherine Osborn Barnwell, updating her on the growth of his two young sons, Singleton and Robert. Barnwell also refers to "Carolina's backwardness" in its attack of Fort Sumter and believes the action ruins any hope "of redeeming our pledge of independence." 1861.
A set of annual reports of the the Fire Department from 1859-1872. Reports missing for years 1862-1865. The annual reports open with a statement from the Fire Chief and include multiple lists of department expenses, financial cost of fires, the cause of the fires, and locations of city property pertaining to the fire department.
Hand-tinted photograph measuring 9" X 7 1/4" that depicts the bombardment of Fort Sumter, April 12th, 1861. Shown in the image: Floating Battery, Fort Moultrie, Fort Sumter, Fort Johnson, Gunboat Lady Dora and William Seabrook.
Caption: 'Bombardment of Fort Sumter, as sketched from Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C.' Identified in image: Mortar Battery, Fort Johnson; James Island; City; Castle Pinckney; Fort Sumter; Mount Pleasant; Floating Battery; Mortar Battery; Fort Moultrie; Enfilading Battery; Iron Battery; Sand-bag cover for reserve; Traverse behind Trapier Battery and Magazine covered with sand bags.
Black-and-white lithograph of the exteriors of the Portuguese Synagogue, New Synagogue, and Great Synagogue in Amsterdam. Lithograph by P. Blommers after a drawing by Willem Hekking, Jr. From Amsterdam in schetsen by Pieter Harmen Witkamp, published Amsterdam: G. W. Tielkemeijer.
Hand-colored lithograph of the exteriors of the Portuguese Synagogue, New Synagogue, and Great Synagogue in Amsterdam. Lithograph by P. Blommers after a drawing by Willem Hekking, Jr. From Amsterdam in schetsen by Pieter Harmen Witkamp, published Amsterdam: G. W. Tielkemeijer.
Black-and-white offset print reproduction of the interior of the Alte Synagoge (Old Synagogue) in Stuttgart. Published in Die Illustrirte Welt : Blätter aus Natur und Leben, Wissenschaft und Kunst, Volume 9.