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[Balance sheet listing payments and other financial transactions, May 1844]

Description: Balance sheet listing payments received from various passengers for passage between Galveston and Port la Vacca (Port Lavaca) and (on the reverse side) other various financial transactions from May 1844. Parts of the original page are missing.
Date: 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Ledger book, 1844-1845]

Description: Ledger book of balance sheets showing financial transactions relating to the settlement of [Castroville]. Entries date from November 1844 to May 1845. Some pages are mostly blank or filled with figures, sketches and notes. Some pages are torn in half. Includes a list of names.
Date: 1844/1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to [Henri] Castro, written in an account book. He describes happenings in the settlement, including issues with the cows, one man (Dreyher) who is missing, some stolen horses and various issues relating to the colonists. Pages 201 (verso), 202, and 203 (recto) of letter book.
Date: 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro regarding difficulties with some laborers. The election resulted in five men being chosen as Colonel, Lt. Colonel, Captain and 1st and 2nd Lieutenants. He also shares that an axle was broken on a cart and it has not rained. Pages 210, verso, and 211, recto, of letter book. Page 211, verso, of letter book contains various small segments of letters and notes.
Date: 1844-01/1845-01
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, January 1, 1844]

Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth wishing him a happy new year and discussing their third expedition. He informs Huth that Bischops, Basting and de Bake have joined the enterprise and that he expects to depart for Texas on April 1st.
Date: January 1, 1844
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letters from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro and William Elliot, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to [Henri] Castro, written in an account book. The writer describes happenings in the settlement, including issues with the cows, one man (Dreyher) who is missing, some stolen horses and various issues relating to the colonists. On same page, letter from W. Elliot in San Antonio written on 1844/12/04 regarding finances and a cart with meal and bacon that has not arrived yet. Also on same page, the beginning of another letter to Castro, written 1844/12/13. Page 203, verso, of letter book. Continuation of letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to [Henri] Castro explaining troubles with hired help and relating that the wagons carrying bacon and meal finally arrived after he had to hire someone else to transport the goods. Huth also states that he received a letter from Dreher, who was feared dead, and that he will be returning. Pages 203 (recto), 204, and 205 (recto) of letter book.
Date: 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letters from Ludwig and August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 21, 1844 and April 12, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding Casette's refusal to marry. He also tells him that he is sending Philipp Schneider, a gardener, at his own expense and that he is to work Huth's land until his passage is repaid. Mr. Reigert is taking grape sprouts to Texas and hopes to make wine. At the end is a short letter from August [Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding two boxes of wicker and that Maas has gotten married.
Date: 1844
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Receipt for 50 French francs paid to H. E. Reisacher, January 15, 1844]

Description: Receipt for 50 French francs paid to H. E. Reisacher from Huth on behalf of Castro. Signed H. E. Reisacher on January 5, 1844 in Galveston. "Received from Mr. Louis [Huth on beh]alf of Mr. H[enr]i Castro in Paris."
Date: January 5, 1844
Creator: Reisacher, H. E.
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History