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[Document regarding the founding of Castroville]

Description: 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.
Date: 1845
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[L. Huth & Son]

Description: Clipping recommending L. Huth & Son as merchants.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Invitation to a meeting of the Alamo Lodge, March 23, 1872]

Description: Invitation to a meeting of the Alamo Lodge on April 6 at 8 o'clock to consider the indebtedness of the Lodge. Signed W. T. Marshall and dated March 23, 1872 in San Antonio.
Date: March 23, 1872
Creator: Marshall, W. T.
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Kranfenfarren-Berein]

Description: Document describing the history and current practices of the Health Insurance-Company of San Antonio. Includes a list of financial information, a list of members as of April 1, 1892, physicians, medical examiners, and the company committee.
Date: April 1, 1882
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Valentin Haas, March 11, 1877]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand] Louis Huth to Valentin Haas regarding a financial matter involving Naegelin. He also briefly discusses the likelihood of selling some of his land. Signed Louis Huth on March 11, 1877 in San Antonio.
Date: March 11, 1877
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, November 26, 1844]

Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding a shipment of plows and a contract with Higginbotham, a copy of which is included, signed R. J. Higginbotham and dated November 22, 1844 in San Antonio. He also discusses various small matters related to the running of the colony.
Date: November 26, 1844
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from S. Menger to Mr. Huth, January 4, 1856]

Description: Letter from S. Menger to Mr. Huth regarding a shipment of soap and asking about Castro's planned action against him to take half of his 640 acres. Dated January 4, 1856 from San Antonio. Sign S. Menger.
Date: January 4, 1856
Creator: Menger, S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from William Elliot to Ferdinand Louis Huth, November 29, 1844]

Description: Letter from Wm. Elliot to [Ferdinand Louis] Huth telling him when letters for Castro must be there in order to go off with the post and asking him to inform people that he cannot pay any drafts for fifteen days.
Date: November 29, 1844
Creator: Elliot, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Wm. Elliot to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 9, 1844]

Description: Letter from Wm. Elliot to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth regarding payment of drafts. He also states his opinion that Higginbottom "deserves a scalding" for not delivering bacon and mail on time.
Date: December 9, 1844
Creator: Elliot, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History