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Courrier D'Alsace. Cinquiéme année, No. 103, August 27, 1846

Description: Newsletter dated August 27, 1846 with a letter from Vicar Pfanner. The newsletter has requested the truth about the settlement in Texas. He states that it is a beautiful country, but hot and dry and while some crops do well, people fare poorly because of fevers. He claims that the population of Texas is drawn from the dregs of humanity. He recommends that people not consider settling in Texas. The letter and other articles are translated into German.
Date: August 27, 1846
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document for Ferdinand Louis Huth from Henri Castro, October 27, 1843]

Description: Document for [Ferdinand] Louis Huth making him Director of the expedition of the colonists aboard the Jean Key. Castro tells him whom to trust, that he should do business in cash or barter only and that if needs an aide, he should ask Mr. Bourgeois. Castro tells him that he should invest in moss and cattle. He also includes, on page 3, a dispatch to Anson Jones, Secretary of State. Signed by Hi. Castro on October 27, 1843 in Antwerp.
Date: October 27, 1843
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letters from Ferdinand Louis Huth to H. Addiks and Henri Castro, March 27, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to [Sh] [B] H. Addiks regarding a "sorrowful and punishable scene" that took place in his house, written in English. Also, beginning of letter from [Huth] to Castro. Page 215 of letter book. Continuation of letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro explaining that he is ill and has no time to convalesce because of his duties. In this letter he discusses the rising price of corn, dissent among some of the colonists, his lack of appropriate housing, a theft, the murder of a colonist name Wolf, his relationship with his father and distribution of land, among other topics. Pages 215 (verso), 216, 217, 218, 219, and 220 (recto) of letter book.
Date: March 27, 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Receipt for 25 francs, 45 cents paid to Johannes Haller, April 27, 1844]

Description: Receipt for 25 francs, 45 cents paid to Johannes Haller, to be repaid as soon as Haller receives the cash he is expecting from Capt. Luke Falwel. Signed Johannes Haller on April 27, 1844 in San Antonio. "Received from Mister Louis Huth on behalf of Mr. Henri Castro in Paris."
Date: April 27, 1844
Creator: Haller, Johannes
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Receipt for 30 dollars, 80 cents, paid to Charles S. de Montel, August 27, 1844]

Description: Receipt for 30 dollars, 80 cents, paid to Charles S. de Montel for expenses incurred in his capacity as a guide for the colonists. Signed Charles S. de Montel on August 27, 1844 in San Antonio. "Received from Mr. Louis Huth on behalf of Mr. H[enr]i Castro in Paris for my expenses up until today."
Date: August 27, 1844
Creator: de Montel, Charles
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Two receipts for moneys paid to Johannes Stefan, April 27, 1844]

Description: Two receipts for moneys paid to Johannes Stefan. One for his 100 franc surety dated April 27 and another from the same date for 11 francs, 40 cents for passage from Port la Vacca (Port Lavaca). Signed Johannes Stefan on April 27, 1844 in San Antonio. "Received from Mr. Louis Huth on behalf of Mr. H[enr]i Castro of Paris."
Date: April 27, 1844
Creator: Stefan, Johannes
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History