"Papa" James [Barron Hope]to his wife Annie, undated
Scope and Contents
Letter concerns slight sickness and his old wound from his duel; the falling back of Southern forces shortens their lines, brings the enemy further from his base; hope that Belgian, French and English fleets will break the blockade of New Orleans.
- Creation: undated
- From the Collection: Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 (Person)
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From the Collection: 5.00 Linear Feet