Huth Family Papers - 303 Matching Results

Search Results

[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

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to J. H. Illies & Co., October 6, 1846]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to J. H. Illies & Co. informing him that Castro has arrived and taken over the colonization business. He also discusses provisions and finances. Also included second letter to same recipient dated 1846/10/16 asking them to use the most recent prices for his bill since some items have decreased. Page 237 of letter book.
Date: October 6, 1846
Creator: Huth, Louis
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Guillaume D'Hanis to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 6, 1846]

Description: Letter from G[uillau]me D'Hanis to [Ferdinand] L[oui]s Huth discussing emigrants bound for the United States on eight separate ships. He also informs him of Castro's departure and implores him to construct for Castro a house. Signed Gme. D'Hanis on May 6, 1846 in Antwerp.
Date: May 6, 1846
Creator: D'Hanis, Guillaume
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Guillaume D'Hanis to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 15, 1846]

Description: Letter from G[uillau]me D'Hanis to [Ferdinand] L[oui]s Huth regarding the ship Bangor shortly to depart. He also voices his concern over Huth's long silence and astonishment at his withdrawals totaling $1500 with no explanation. Signed Gme. D'Hanis on May 15, 1846 in Antwerp.
Date: May 15, 1846
Creator: D'Hanis, Guillaume
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History