[Document regarding the founding of Castroville]

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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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[1] p. ; 42 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1845.

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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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[1] p. ; 42 cm.

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Huth Family Papers

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History presents the Huth Family Papers collection, which contains personal and business correspondence, financial and legal records, manuscript material, printed material, photographic material, and translations and transcriptions in German, French, and English which document the business, personal, and civic activities of Ferdinand Louis Huth as he immigrated to Texas, assisted in the administration of a new colony, and served in public office.

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  • 1845

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  • February 15, 1842 - 1845

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  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:13 p.m.

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  • Nov. 8, 2011, 1:34 p.m.

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[Document regarding the founding of Castroville], clipping, 1845; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth188924/: accessed August 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.