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[Letter from James Holford to H. Castro, June 3, 1844]

Description: Letter from James Holford to H. Castro regarding financial matters [copy]. Letter from Hy. Castro to W. Elliot, 1844-12-29, is copied on the reverse side.
Date: June 3, 1844
Creator: Holford, James
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 22, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding news of the colony. He discusses Haas and Montel and expresses pleasure that Dreyer has returned. Signed H. Castro on December 22, 1844 in Washington.
Date: December 22, 1844
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 14, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding news of the colony and hoping Dreyer is found. He also gives some instructions regarding various people and issues. Signed H. Castro on December 14, 1844 in Washington.
Date: December 14, 1844
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, January 23, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] announcing the success of the Bill with the Senate and the President. He states that he is leaving for Galveston the following day. Signed Hi. Castro on January 23, 1845 in Washington.
Date: January 23, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 9, 1844]

Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] insisting that the soil be plowed and sown. He informs him that arrival of emigrants is increasing and supplies will be important. He states that annexation is likely.
Date: December 9, 1844
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from W. Elliot, February, 1845]

Description: Letter from W. Elliot regarding the colony, travel plans, and financial matters.
Date: 1845-02-??
Creator: Elliot, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Hy. Castro to W. Elliot, December 29, 1844]

Description: Letter from Hy. Castro to W. Elliot [possibly Cope] regarding financial matters [copy]. Letter from James Holford to H. Castro, 1844-06-03, is copied on the reverse side of the letter.
Date: December 29, 1844
Creator: Castro, Hy.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, January, 23, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] sharing news of the Bill's passage and stating that he is going to go to Europe to encourage immigration but expects to be back by the end of June. In the postscript he asks him to let Dr. Cupples occupy his house. Signed Hi. Castro in January 23, 1845 in Washington.
Date: January 23, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] sharing news of the bill's passage in the House and his hope that it will be passed in the Senate as well. He also discusses the organization of a militia. Signed Hi. Castro in January 1845 in Washington.
Date: January 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 29, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] in which he discusses Elliot and funds, carts and oxen, the arrival of [Pfanner] with his settlers and urging him to have the settlers write letters home. Signed H. Castro on December 29, 1844 in Washington.
Date: December 29, 1844
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document detailing several financial transactions]

Description: Document detailing several financial transactions, including passage from Port la Vacca to Galveston, a horse for the guide and other expenses.
Date: unknown
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Mostly blank pages]

Description: Mostly blank pages, with a few figures in pencil. "Castro & Antwerp Colonization Society" is written on the first page.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document containing medical advice]

Description: Document containing medical advice about rhubarb, quinine, vinegar and saltpeter and for washing detergent and avoiding cholera. Also states what to do to cause vomiting.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Poetic verse

Description: Poetic verse.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poem
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Certain Cure for Corns]

Description: Receipt (prescription) for a cure for corns by Mrs. M. W. Graves.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graves, Mrs. M. W.
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

The Cosmopolitan Hand-book of Rules and Tables

Description: Educational book about business and agriculture. Includes tables for conversions of various weights and measures, population and census data, information for making purchases and sales in agriculture, and business advice, along with an extensive section of advertisements.
Date: 1884
Creator: Coryell, E. E.
Item Type: Book
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Blank page]

Description: Blank except for a few figures in ink.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History