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Folder 83


Contains 3 Results:

James Barron Hope, Norfolk, Virginia, to W. H. Ruffner, State Normal School, Farmville, Virginia, 28 September 1886

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id174484
Scope and Contents

Introduces his niece, Rosa Chisman. Covering note for this letter is listed below, 13 April 1905, Box-folder 2:83.

Dates: 28 September 1886

W. H. Ruffner, Lexington, to Col. [?], 13 April 1905-

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id174486
Scope and Contents

Covering note for the above letter written on 28 September 1886, Box-folder 2:83.

Dates: 13 April 1905-

Folder 83: Correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id174482
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