Folder 136: Correspondence
Scope and Contents
The activity of Hope after the war is reflected in the correspondence included in Box 2. A duel which was averted only by the arrest of his challenger, 1873, his resignation as Editor of the Norfolk Virginianto start his own paper, The Landmarkand his appearance to read anniversary poems at the Yorktown Centennial are among the events which concern the correspondence. There is also much family correspondence, many letters including humorous sketches, doggerel, and full poems.
- Creation: 1790-1965
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1847-1887
- From the Collection: Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 (Person)
Language of Materials
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From the Collection: 5.00 Linear Feet