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[Clipping with article by Hr. Castro, February 24, 1846]

Description: Parts of a newspaper, possibly published in Mannheim by Fr. Moritz H‚hner. Announcements dated between February 25 and March 2, 1846. Article by Hr. Castro signed on February 24, 1846 in Antwerp.
Date: 1846
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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

Courrier D'Alsace. Cinquiéme année, No. 105, September 4, 1846

Description: Newsletter dated September 1, 1846 with a letter from Vicar Pfanner published on September 1, 1846. The newspaper has requested the truth about the settlement in Texas. Pfanner discusses how he had to leave his own people for Mexico, which is where he is writing from since he claims letters sent from Texas get destroyed if they aren't positive. Pfanner's opinion is that Texas only offers opportunities for already well-to-do settlers. Note from the publisher at end describes their obligation to publish a note refuting the content of Pfanner's letter. The letter and other articles are translated into German.
Date: September 1, 1846
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Courrier du Haut-Rhin. 4ne Année, No. 65, August 7, 1845

Description: Newsletter dated August 7, 1845 discussing the political implications of Texas joining the United States. Articles are presented in both French and German. Also included is a letter signed by Henri Castro regarding unsigned and blank contracts, dated July 31, 1845 in Neufreystaedt, and a time table for travel from the Grand Duchy of Baden.
Date: August 7, 1845
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document concerning Slasi Albrecht's travel to Texas, October 9 and October 26, 1843]

Description: Document describing how Slasi Albrecht will have to pawn his goods for the 45 francs given him as an advance to help pay his expense for travel to Texas. Signed Slasi Albrecht in Neufreystaedt on October 9, 1843. Receipt of francs acknowledge below and signed by Albrecht in Antwerp on October 26, 1843.
Date: 1843-10-09/1843-10-26
Creator: Albrecht, Slasi
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document containing medical advice]

Description: Document containing medical advice about rhubarb, quinine, vinegar and saltpeter and for washing detergent and avoiding cholera. Also states what to do to cause vomiting.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document issuing payment, July 27, 1867]

Description: Document stating that 820 florins must be paid eight days after sight to the order of Mr. Louis Huth. Dated July 27, 1867 from San Antonio, Texas.
Date: July 27, 1867
Creator: Hartmann, Mr. L.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document listing provisions]

Description: Document listing provisions, including ham, barley, rice, salt and more, with prices.
Date: unknown
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document regarding the founding of Castroville]

Description: Document regarding the founding of Castroville on the banks of the Medina in the province of San Antonio de Bexar. Gives potential emigrants information about price of passage, cost of farm animals in Texas, and lists items emigrating families should bring with them, including kitchen utensils, farming implements, seeds and other items.
Date: 1845
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Erinnerung

Description: Collection of published poems by various authors.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hoffmann, Heffter & Co.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eulogy for a deceased child

Description: Eulogy for a deceased child. "Here at the grave of an accomplished beloved child at the end of life..."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

From the Didaskalia No. 263 of 23rd September 1846

Description: Excerpt from the Didaskalia claiming that the colonists bound for Castroville has been "seduced" by Castro. Once they arrived in Texas had no help from him and were dying of thirst and hunger. Dated September 23, 1846.
Date: September 23, 1846
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Habeas Corpus]

Description: Article in a clipping explaining habeas corpus. Reverse side lists advertisements for various items, including building sites and garden plants, in a newspaper clipping.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Jesuit sermon, 1845]

Description: Jesuit sermon delivered in 1845 in Munich.
Date: 1845
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History