A Guide to the William Job Hale Letters, 1863-1870
The husband of Mary Sue Norris, William Job Hale (1827-1880) was a merchant and soldier, who fought during the Civil War in the Confederate Army.
The William Job Hale Letters, 1863-1870, document Hale’s military activities in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and personal affairs in Texas. Two copies of a typescript volume consist of biographical information on Hale as well as correspondence between him and others, including Mary Sue Norris Hale and Emerson Monroe Scarbrough.
This collection is open for research use.
William Job Hale Letters, 1863-1870, 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.
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