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Archive of three hundred and thirty-six (136) approximately pertaining to Philip Smith Hale (1830-1911), 60th Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Infantry (Crawford's) (79th Infantry), of Hawkins County, Tennessee. 1st-7th items: Group of seven (7) photographic images and one (1) one (1) carte de visite (cdv) album, including one (1) souvenir World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 tintype of Hale, two (2) albumen print depicting the Rogersville Female College, Rogersville, TN, one (1) silhouette, likely depicting Hale, CDVs depicting members of Hale's family, and more. 8th-135th items: Group of approximately one hundred and twenty-eight (128) documents, primarily promissory notes and receipts, with four (4) circuit court of Tennessee notes and one (1) sheriff summons, related to Hale and other family members including Phillip S. Hale, his father, and Alexander Hale, his brother, dated circa 1838-1886. Many housed in a hand sewn fabric organizer, each pocket with alphabetical letters. Biography: Phillip S. Hale, a prominent citizen and well-to-do farmer of Hawkins County, was born in that county December 10, 1830, son of Phillip S. and Elizabeth (Bachman) Hale. They were of Scotch-Irish and German descent, and natives of East Tennessee, the father of Greene County, and the mother of Sullivan County. They were married in the latter county, and lived at Kingsport, same county, after their marriage several years, then moved to Hawkins County, where the father died in 1867, at the age of seventy-four. His father was a farmer, and in his early days he was engaged in the mercantile business. He was one of twelve children. He was born in Hawkins County, where he secured an academical education, and, with the exception of one year, part of which (1865-66) he spent at Bristol, lived in that county all his life, engaged in farming. He owned upward of 210 acres in the fifth District, on the Holston River. On July 23, 1857, he married Miss Margaret Smith, of Hawkins County, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Smith. They had eight children–four sons and four daughters. He died on May 16, 1911 at the age of eighty and was buried in the McPheeters Bend Baptist Church Cemetery, Church Hill, Hawkins County, Tennessee. (Adapted from Goodspeed's History of Tennessee, 1886). The Estate of Alice Wright Summers Hale, Rogersville, TN. Condition: All items in overall good condition with toning/acid burn, tears, dampstaining, foxing spots, to be expected from age and manner of use. Album front cover is separated from spine, back cover is not present.