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  Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
 Resource Type: Letter
 County: Medina County, TX
[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 28, 1845]

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 28, 1845]

Date: February 28, 1845
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Description: Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] detailing which letters have been received, sent and answered. He goes on to discuss in detail a financial disagreement themselves and a friend of Castro's in Paris. He asks several questions regarding the land in Texas and discusses the unusually long, severe winter and how it has affected their colonization plans. A copy of a letter from someone in Altdorf stating that a widow had returned from Texas and was telling everyone how horrible it was and how her husband starved to death. As a result, few colonists were willing to come from her town. He also discusses Pfanner's plans and a financial disagreement with Isabelle.
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[Letter from August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March, 1845]

[Letter from August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March, 1845]

Date: March 1845
Creator: Huth, August
Description: Letter from August [Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding the impending birth of his child.
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[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 2, 1845]

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 2, 1845]

Date: March 2, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] with news of the annexation of Texas to the United States. Signed H. Castro on March 2, 1845 in Washington.
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[Letter to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 5, 1845]

[Letter to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 5, 1845]

Date: March 5, 1845
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter possibly from [August Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] telling him about the long, cold winter and asking him to tell him what the colonists are planting and what kind of soil there is in Castroville. With an excerpt from an article published in the Journal of Frankfurt regarding German settlement in Texas.
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[Letters from sisters Marie and Caroline Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 9, 1845 and March 6, 1845]

[Letters from sisters Marie and Caroline Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 9, 1845 and March 6, 1845]

Date: 1845-03-06/1845-12-09
Creator: Huth, Marie
Description: Letter from sister Marie to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] letting him know how pleased they are to get his letters and wish that he could be there. She also mentions that Germany is trying to unite Protestant and Catholic churches. Signed Marie on December 9, 1845. With letter from Caroline Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] asking him about his home and whether he has received the household linens and garden seeds. She also asks him to send potato sprouts. Signed Caroline Huth on March 6 possibly in 1845 in Neufreystaedt.
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[Letter from Wm. Elliot to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 18, 1845]

[Letter from Wm. Elliot to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 18, 1845]

Date: March 18, 1845
Creator: Elliot, William
Description: Letter from Wm. Elliot to [Ferdinand Louis] Huth informing him that corn is becoming scarce.
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Letter from William L. Delap to George Cupples, March 20, 1845

Letter from William L. Delap to George Cupples, March 20, 1845

Date: March 20, 1845
Creator: Delap, William
Description: Discusses the possible good effects of the recent proffer of annexation terms to Texas by the U.S. Congress and Delap's translation of de Zavala's book Ensayo Historico de las Revoluciones de Megico des 1808 hasta 1830
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[Note from Ferdinand Louis Huth to William Elliot, March 20, 1845]

[Note from Ferdinand Louis Huth to William Elliot, March 20, 1845]

Date: March 20, 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Description: Note from [Ferdinand] Louis Huth to William Elliot requesting he pay G. Antonio Navarro $22.18 3/4 for freight of goods, to be charged to the account of Mr. Castro. Signed Louis Huth on March 20, 1845 in Castroville.
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[Letter from Wm. Elliot to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 24, 1845]

[Letter from Wm. Elliot to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 24, 1845]

Date: March 24, 1845
Creator: Elliot, William
Description: Letter from Wm. Elliot to [Ferdinand Louis] Huth regarding money for corn.
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[Letters from Ferdinand Louis Huth to H. Addiks and Henri Castro, March 27, 1845]

[Letters from Ferdinand Louis Huth to H. Addiks and Henri Castro, March 27, 1845]

Date: March 27, 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to [Sh] [B] H. Addiks regarding a "sorrowful and punishable scene" that took place in his house, written in English. Also, beginning of letter from [Huth] to Castro. Page 215 of letter book. Continuation of letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro explaining that he is ill and has no time to convalesce because of his duties. In this letter he discusses the rising price of corn, dissent among some of the colonists, his lack of appropriate housing, a theft, the murder of a colonist name Wolf, his relationship with his father and distribution of land, among other topics. Pages 215 (verso), 216, 217, 218, 219, and 220 (recto) of letter book.
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