In a letter written February 23, 1934, Eva Comer Riding asks Hopkins for more funds from the Civil Works Administration, in order to complete the substantial work that has already been done at the school. Riding, daughter of former Governor Braxton...
In the first letter, written June 11, 1861, Lewis explains her desire to become a nurse (preferably "without without being exposed to all those most disagreeable sights connected with a sickroom") despite the objections of her friends and family....
In the letter Cale informs Mrs. Hopkins that the women in Independence have formed an organization for collecting items "for the benefit of sick soldiers." They have sent three boxes of supplies (mostly linens, clothing, and other textiles), which...
In the letter Mrs. Williams, secretary of the Military Aid Society in Cahaba, Alabama, praises Mrs. Hopkins for her work and describes a recent shipment of supplies for the hospitals in Virginia. The list of items includes liquor, food, toiletries,...
In the message Hopkins gives details about civil works projects that are to be discontinued or reduced. He provides a few guidelines for cutting employees: "To accomplish necessary reductions you should lay off those needing work least...leaving no...
This section gives information from Judge A. F. Hopkins, "relating to his civil & political services in this state." Also included is a biographical sketch of John Williams Walker, written by Richard Henry Wilde of Georgia.
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