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 Language: French
 Language: German
 Collection: Huth Family Papers
[Booklet of Verse]

[Booklet of Verse]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Booklet of verse containing poems in French and German. Titles include: "Manners, a poem", "The Little Man Who's Piss'd", "I am a woman by nature", "Weep with me oh you nightly still rhymes" (signed by R.L.), "A heart that is suffering torment", "Love note", "Having once young man chosen the friends of your beloved", "What are you missing, oh my heart", and a poem from an unknown woman addressed to Wilhelm.
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[Clipping from Courrier D'Alsace, Cinquiéme année, No. 118]

[Clipping from Courrier D'Alsace, Cinquiéme année, No. 118]

Date: October 1, 1846
Creator: unknown
Description: Clipping from a newsletter dated October 1, 1846 that includes a letter from Huth & Co stating that Texas has good soil, the climate is healthy and all are thriving and states that Pfanner must have been motivated by something other than truth to say such bad things about Texas in his previously published letter. The writer goes on to explain the process of distributing land and refrains from explaining why Pfanner's last letter was written from Mexico and not Texas. Sign by Huth & Co. on September 24, 1846 in Neufreystaedt. Letters and articles are translated into German.
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Courrier D'Alsace. Cinquiéme année, No. 103, August 27, 1846

Courrier D'Alsace. Cinquiéme année, No. 103, August 27, 1846

Date: August 27, 1846
Creator: unknown
Description: Newsletter dated August 27, 1846 with a letter from Vicar Pfanner. The newsletter has requested the truth about the settlement in Texas. He states that it is a beautiful country, but hot and dry and while some crops do well, people fare poorly because of fevers. He claims that the population of Texas is drawn from the dregs of humanity. He recommends that people not consider settling in Texas. The letter and other articles are translated into German.
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Courrier D'Alsace. Cinquiéme année, No. 105, September 4, 1846

Courrier D'Alsace. Cinquiéme année, No. 105, September 4, 1846

Date: September 1, 1846
Creator: unknown
Description: Newsletter dated September 1, 1846 with a letter from Vicar Pfanner published on September 1, 1846. The newspaper has requested the truth about the settlement in Texas. Pfanner discusses how he had to leave his own people for Mexico, which is where he is writing from since he claims letters sent from Texas get destroyed if they aren't positive. Pfanner's opinion is that Texas only offers opportunities for already well-to-do settlers. Note from the publisher at end describes their obligation to publish a note refuting the content of Pfanner's letter. The letter and other articles are translated into German.
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Courrier du Haut-Rhin. 4ne Année, No. 65, August 7, 1845

Courrier du Haut-Rhin. 4ne Année, No. 65, August 7, 1845

Date: August 7, 1845
Creator: unknown
Description: Newsletter dated August 7, 1845 discussing the political implications of Texas joining the United States. Articles are presented in both French and German. Also included is a letter signed by Henri Castro regarding unsigned and blank contracts, dated July 31, 1845 in Neufreystaedt, and a time table for travel from the Grand Duchy of Baden.
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[Document stating that Huth no longer works for Castro, October 16, 1846]

[Document stating that Huth no longer works for Castro, October 16, 1846]

Date: October 16, 1846
Creator: Van Dessel, Charles
Description: Document notice stating that Huth no longer works for Castro or the Texas Colonisation Company of Antwerp and that interested parties should contact Castro directly.
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[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro, January, 1844]

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro, January, 1844]

Date: 1844-01/1845-01
Creator: Huth, Louis
Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro regarding difficulties with some laborers. The election resulted in five men being chosen as Colonel, Lt. Colonel, Captain and 1st and 2nd Lieutenants. He also shares that an axle was broken on a cart and it has not rained. Pages 210, verso, and 211, recto, of letter book. Page 211, verso, of letter book contains various small segments of letters and notes.
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[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Albert Huth, June 11, 1847]

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Albert Huth, June 11, 1847]

Date: June 11, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to Albert [Huth] with note from brother August at beginning. Father refers to several previous letters and acknowledges receipt of letters from Albert. He gives his opinion that D'Hanis is not the right man for his position and states that Rogeron would be better. He then goes on to discuss financial matters. Signed by Huth on June 11, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
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[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis and Albert Huth, October 11, 1847]

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis and Albert Huth, October 11, 1847]

Date: October 11, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis and Albert [Huth] questioning why he has not received responses yet. Included is a copy of a letter from the widow of Anton Gsell certifying that she is, in fact, his widow. He also mentioned a new law that would restrict who could deal with the immigration business. Signed by Huth on October 11, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
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[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis, April 24, 1848]

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis, April 24, 1848]

Date: April 24, 1848
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] commending him for looking after Mr. Guilbeau's business in his absence and hoping he is able to secure employment in his firm. He also hopes that Albert will be able to be employed as well. He then goes on to speak of the unexpected revolution in France and how it has spread across Europe. He also asks him to inquire about their land and how they will legally be able to sell it off in small parcels. He continues to discuss the business of colonization. Signed by Huth on April 24, 1848 in Neufreystaedt.
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