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[Letter from August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 7, 1844]

Description: Letter from August [Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] informing him that he has spoken to Castro about the terrible position Louis found himself in when he arrived in Galveston and did not find any agents awaiting him. He lets Louis know that if things don't work out in Texas, he is welcome to come back.
Date: April 7, 1844
Creator: Huth, August
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from E. Martin and H. A. Cobb to Ferdinand Louis Huth, November 21, 1844]

Description: Letter from E. Martin and H. A. Cobb to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth referring to a circular and confirming a letter from Cobb. They state the the Tom Jack has already left with his goods on board. Signed E. Martin and H. A. Cobb on November 21, 1844 in Galveston.
Date: November 21, 1844
Creator: Cobb, H. A. & Martin, E.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from El. Martin to Ferdinand Louis Huth, January 15, 1844]

Description: Letter from El. Martin to [Ferdinand] L[oui]s Huth hoping that he has arrived safely at his destination and discussing the prospects for the success of Castroville. Signed El. Martin on January 15, 1844 in Galveston.
Date: January 15, 1844
Creator: Martin, E.
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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro, 1846, with other notes, September 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enr]i Castro informing him that he has closed out his daily accounts and asking him to take care of various financial matters. Page 238, recto, of letter book. On page 238, verso, of letter book on which is written some information regarding provisions and notifying the public that he is no longer an employee of Castro or the Antwerp Society for Texas Colonization.
Date: 1844-09/1846
Creator: Huth, Louis
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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to Henri Castro giving account of his arrival in Texas with the colonists, how he procured food and funds and describing how they took possession of his goods in his absence. He ends with an account of his financial standing and stating that if he is called back to his post he will come. Pages 200 and 201 (front) of letter book.
Date: November 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from H. A. Cobb to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 12, 1844]

Description: Letter from H. A. Cobb to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth regarding the arrival of the Heinrich and 137 emigrants, 77 of them bound for Castroville. He also states that there are several chests with table linens and straw hats. Signed H. A. Cobb on March 12, 1844 in Galveston.
Date: March 12, 1844
Creator: Cobb, H. A.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 18, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] expressing the sacrifice he had to make in order to get the expedition of 200 colonists off. His health suffered greatly because of the stress. He also discusses several individuals who took advantage of colonists by tricking them into paying them their passage money. Includes a list of items sent on the last boat: sickles, harness, string, wine vinegar, etc. Unsigned. Dated December 18, 1844 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: December 18, 1844
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 10, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding Schneider and enclosing the agreement with him that he will work the land in Texas in order to pay off his passage. He also mentions Kramp and his emigrants and the current expedition of 21 Swiss emigrants. Postscript states that Schneider can shear sheep.
Date: March 10, 1844
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] informing him that Maas wanted to leave on the Ocean but met a woman and got married and so will be leaving on the Marie Jeannette. He states that the new batch of emigrants is full of good hardworking people.
Date: May 1844
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History