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[Document regarding the founding of Castroville]

[Document regarding the founding of Castroville]

Date: 1845
Creator: unknown
Description: Document regarding the founding of Castroville on the banks of the Medina in the province of San Antonio de Bexar. Gives potential emigrants information about price of passage, cost of farm animals in Texas, and lists items emigrating families should bring with them, including kitchen utensils, farming implements, seeds and other items.
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[Clipping with article by Hr. Castro, February 24, 1846]

[Clipping with article by Hr. Castro, February 24, 1846]

Date: 1846
Creator: unknown
Description: Parts of a newspaper, possibly published in Mannheim by Fr. Moritz H‚hner. Announcements dated between February 25 and March 2, 1846. Article by Hr. Castro signed on February 24, 1846 in Antwerp.
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Nachricht für Auswanderer

Nachricht für Auswanderer

Date: March 1846
Creator: unknown
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.
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[Concerning the colonization of Texas, August 21, 1846]

[Concerning the colonization of Texas, August 21, 1846]

Date: August 21, 1846
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping regarding the colonization of Texas.
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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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The Civilian and Galveston Gazette. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 13, Ed. 1, Friday, September 12, 1851

The Civilian and Galveston Gazette. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 13, Ed. 1, Friday, September 12, 1851

Date: September 12, 1851
Creator: unknown
Description: Semiweekly newspaper from the Galveston, Texas area that includes local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.
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[Allerlei]

[Allerlei]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Clipping containing small items of news including the following: 100 women from France are going to Mexico for silk growing, a French merchant locked up a thief with a vicious dog who killed him, and Ben Thompson has no shortage of refreshments and melons but welcomes visitors in jail. Reverse is a fragment of a clipping regarding trains.
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[Blätter aus dem Buche der Weisheit]

[Blätter aus dem Buche der Weisheit]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Clipping with sayings about life. On reverse is a partial illustration of a scene in Valparaiso with a description and a guide for foreigners who visit the Andes.
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[A Candle to Burn All Night]

[A Candle to Burn All Night]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Clipping containing small factoids, jokes, and anecdotes, including how to make a candle burn longer.
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[Citronen als Diätetisches Heilmittel]

[Citronen als Diätetisches Heilmittel]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Clipping detailing the medicinal use of lemons as previously published in The Lancet. Includes recipes for lemonade and similar substances. Advertisements on reverse.
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