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

One of 522 letters in the series: Huth (Ferdinand Louis) Papers available on this site.

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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 ... continued below

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[11] p. ; 34 cm. Document is handwritten in ink on a printed page.

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Huth, Louis March 27, 1845.

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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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[11] p. ; 34 cm. Document is handwritten in ink on a printed page.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: CAH_3k380-04-01-215
  • Accession or Local Control No: CAH_3k380-04-01-216
  • Accession or Local Control No: CAH_3k380-04-01-217
  • Accession or Local Control No: CAH_3k380-04-01-218
  • Accession or Local Control No: CAH_3k380-04-01-219
  • Accession or Local Control No: CAH_3k380-04-01-220
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth188417

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Huth Family Papers

These materials depict the activities of Ferdinand Louis Huth, a merchant, entrepreneur who immigrated to Texas and helped establish Castroville.

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  • March 27, 1845

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Huth, Louis. [Letters from Ferdinand Louis Huth to H. Addiks and Henri Castro, March 27, 1845], letter, March 27, 1845; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth188417/: accessed June 27, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.