A Guide to the Philip Smith Hale Papers, 1836, 1855
Philip Smith Hale lived in Rogersville, Tennessee, during the mid-1800s.
The Philip Smith Hale Papers, 1836, 1855, consist of two letters to Hale in Rogersville, Tennessee, from family members in Texas. The April 11, 1836, letter from William Hale discusses a loss during the Texas Revolution while serving under Sam Houston, and the May 19, 1855, letter from Penelope Hale near San Antonio, Texas, describes West Texas.
This collection is open for research use.
Philip Smith Hale Papers, 1836, 1855, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers