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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 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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 26, 1846]

Description: Letter from August [Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] stating that Castro has already left for Texas and describing ideas for trade. He also mentions the possibility of Louis going into business with a tanner in Deisslingen who may emigrate. Signed August on May 26, 1846 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: May 26, 1846
Creator: Huth, August
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.
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.
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 Henri Castro, April 12, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro in which he says that he is enclosing letters from colonists and discussing the crops. Page 220, verso, of letter book.
Date: April 12, 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
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, 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
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 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
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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History