Courrier D'Alsace. Cinquiéme année, No. 105, September 4, 1846

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Newsletter dated September 1, 1846 with a letter from Vicar Pfanner published on September 1, 1846. The newspaper has requested the truth about the settlement in Texas. Pfanner discusses how he had to leave his own people for Mexico, which is where he is writing from since he claims letters sent from Texas get destroyed if they aren't positive. Pfanner's opinion is that Texas only offers opportunities for already well-to-do settlers. Note from the publisher at end describes their obligation to publish a note refuting the content of Pfanner's letter. The letter and other articles are translated into German.

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[4] p. ; 44 x 30 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. September 1, 1846.

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Newsletter dated September 1, 1846 with a letter from Vicar Pfanner published on September 1, 1846. The newspaper has requested the truth about the settlement in Texas. Pfanner discusses how he had to leave his own people for Mexico, which is where he is writing from since he claims letters sent from Texas get destroyed if they aren't positive. Pfanner's opinion is that Texas only offers opportunities for already well-to-do settlers. Note from the publisher at end describes their obligation to publish a note refuting the content of Pfanner's letter. The letter and other articles are translated into German.

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[4] p. ; 44 x 30 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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  • September 1, 1846

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  • August 20, 1846 - September 1, 1846

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Courrier D'Alsace. Cinquiéme année, No. 105, September 4, 1846, periodical, September 1, 1846; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth188928/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.