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 Resource Type: Journal/Magazine/Newsletter
 County: Medina County, TX
 Collection: Huth Family Papers
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.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History