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Description:

Newspaper clipping regarding the settlement in Texas. First portion (front side) is signed by W. D'Hanis & Co. and dated March 1846 from Antwerp. Second portion (front side) mentions Haby's return to Europe to take his family back to Texas and is signed Huth & Co. and dated March 25, 1846 from Neufreystaedt. Second clipping (reverse side) has two sections: First section is part of a letter commending the character of a vicar. The second section relates the story of four lumberjacks who found a stash of gold presumed buried during the French Revolution. They turned it over to the owner of the land, who had it distributed amongst the poor of the community. The third, and last, section contains various small news items.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s):
Creation Date: March 1846
Partner(s):
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Collection(s):
Huth Family Papers
Usage:
Total Uses: 79
Past 30 days: 10
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 1846
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Medina County - Castroville
Place
Germany - Baden-Württemberg - Freiburg National District - Offenburg
Place
Belgium - Flanders Region - Antwerpen Province - Antwerp
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
Date
March 1846
Description:

Newspaper clipping regarding the settlement in Texas. First portion (front side) is signed by W. D'Hanis & Co. and dated March 1846 from Antwerp. Second portion (front side) mentions Haby's return to Europe to take his family back to Texas and is signed Huth & Co. and dated March 25, 1846 from Neufreystaedt. Second clipping (reverse side) has two sections: First section is part of a letter commending the character of a vicar. The second section relates the story of four lumberjacks who found a stash of gold presumed buried during the French Revolution. They turned it over to the owner of the land, who had it distributed amongst the poor of the community. The third, and last, section contains various small news items.

Physical Description:

1 clipping ; 14 x 14 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Grand Duchy of Baden | Neufreystaedt | Neufreistadt | The Texas Association of Colonization
Contributor(s):
Parallel Title: [News for immigrants]
Series Title: Huth (Ferdinand Louis) Papers
Partner:
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Collection:
Huth Family Papers
Relation: Has version e_huth_3k381-05-01
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: CAH_3k381-05-01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth188875
Resource Type: Clipping
Format: Text