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Scope and Contents Letter concerns his desire to obtain a copy of "The Rescue" in which his ancestor, Gov. Spottswood, figures. Enclosure contained within this letter listed below, Box-Folder 2:66.
Letter concerns that James Barron Hope could supply a copy of "The Rescue," by his daughter [Janey Hope]. Enclosure sent within above letter, Box-Folder 2:66.
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.