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Folder 51


Contains 3 Results:

Townsend Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Captain Hope, 30 December 1881

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id174421
Scope and Contents

Notice of election as a member of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Enclosure contained within this letter listed below, Box-Folder 2:51.

Dates: 30 December 1881

Certificate of election of James Barron Hope to the Society, 30 December 1881

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id174423
Scope and Contents

Enclosure sent within above letter, Box-Folder 2:51.

Dates: 30 December 1881

Folder 51: Correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id174418
Scope and Contents From the File:

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.

Dates: 1790-1965; Majority of material found within 1847-1887