Handwritten, autobiographical manuscript by B. F. Hall, date unknown. Hall was a minister born in Christian County, Kentucky in 1803. He first came to Texas in 1848-49, and moved to the state permanently in 1856. He ministered in Grayson, Collin, and Dallas counties. During the Civil War, he served as chaplain in the Sixth Texas Cavalry. Hall died in Kentucky in 1873.