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[Agreement between Ferdinand Louis Huth and Augustin Hutzler, December 3, 1853]

[Agreement between Ferdinand Louis Huth and Augustin Hutzler, December 3, 1853]

Date: December 3, 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Document containing an agreement between [Ferdinand] Louis Huth and Augustin Hutzler regarding a tract of Huth's land that will be farmed by Hutzler for one season. Signed by Louis Huth and Augustin Hutzler on December 3, 1853 in Castroville.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Marriage license for Joseph Hügelen and Catharina Lieber Sungauer, March 30, 1853]

[Marriage license for Joseph Hügelen and Catharina Lieber Sungauer, March 30, 1853]

Date: March 30, 1853
Creator: Huth, Louis
Description: Marriage license for Joseph Hügelen and Catharina Sungauer. Signed by Louis Huth on the March 30, 1853.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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