From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/13/1864, p.1, c. 6

A Hop at Ashland. – The proprietor of the hotel at Ashland, Mr. John Perry, in conjunction with the young ladies and gentlemen of that place contemplate having a “hop” there on Monday afternoon. An extra train will leave Ashland for this city on the evening of the festivities, after its conclusion, so that persons from this city who may wish to attend can return without any neglect of business.

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