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Courrier du Haut-Rhin. 4ne Année, No. 65, August 7, 1845

Description: Newsletter dated August 7, 1845 discussing the political implications of Texas joining the United States. Articles are presented in both French and German. Also included is a letter signed by Henri Castro regarding unsigned and blank contracts, dated July 31, 1845 in Neufreystaedt, and a time table for travel from the Grand Duchy of Baden.
Date: August 7, 1845
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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

[Jesuit sermon, 1845]

Description: Jesuit sermon delivered in 1845 in Munich.
Date: 1845
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 14, 1845]

Description: Letter from August [Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] informing him of the birth of his son. He gives his opinion that the annexation of Texas might make operations easier on their end. He asks him to write and reminds him in a postscript written later that if he is to write on the subject of Althenheim or Marie to please use another sheet of paper so as not to offend his Mary.
Date: April 14, 1845
Creator: Huth, August
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ch. G. Goubault to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 22, 1845]

Description: Letter from Ch. G. Goubault to [Ferdinand Louis Huth] requesting a box of matches and reminding him to pay his wife that which she is owed. Signed Ch. G. Goubault on May 22, 1845 in Castroville.
Date: May 22, 1845
Creator: Goubault, Ch. G.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from E. Martin and H. A. Cobb to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 16, 1845]

Description: Letter from E. Martin and H. A. Cobb to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth informing him of the arrival of the Alberdina with 85 emigrants and requesting he send someone to meet them and lead them back to Castroville. Signed E. Martin and H. A. Cobb on December 16, 184[5] in Galveston.
Date: December 16, 1845
Creator: Martin, E. & Cobb, H. A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro, June 1845]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro informing him how much he is needed in Castroville in order for it to succeed. He also discusses the crops and election of a cowboy to tend the growing number of cows. Also, a financial note at top date 1845/06/03. Pages 224, verso, and 225 of letter book.
Date: June 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro, October 5, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro in which Huth expresses his belief that Castro would be coming soon and reiterating that his presence is necessary for the colony's success. He also discusses the colonists and the declaration of war by Mexico and his belief that it will be nothing to worry about. Pages 230 (verso), 231, and 232 (recto) of letter book.
Date: October 5, 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to his father, Ludwig Huth, May 3, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to his father, L[udwig] Huth about the situation with Castro, his financial difficulty, the legal action he took against two colonists and his realization that if he had been able to foresee the unpleasant sides of his job he would not have taken it on for $10 a day. Pages 222, verso, and 223 of letter book.
Date: May 3, 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 13, 1845]

Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] written upon his arrival in Liverpool from Halifax. He states that he will immediately begin work for the colony instead of seeing his family. Signed H. Castro on April 13, 1845 in Liverpool.
Date: April 13, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, August 15, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] announcing that he has won his lawsuit. He instructs him to have Dr. Cupples go to Galveston to meet Mr. Maqueray and route the new colonists through Corpus Christi. He includes details of Huth's appointment as Director and three other commissions. A postscript states that Mr. Maqueray will be unable to leave and a replacement must be found. Signed Hr. Castro on August 15, 1845 in Antwerp.
Date: August 15, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 1, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding his success in Congress. He gives details of his trip to Europe including when he expects to return. Signed M. Castro in February 1, 1845 in Galveston.
Date: February 1, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History