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Nachricht für Auswanderer

Description: Newspaper clipping regarding the settlement in Texas. First portion (front side) is signed by W. D'Hanis & Co. and dated March 1846 from Antwerp. Second portion (front side) mentions Haby's return to Europe to take his family back to Texas and is signed Huth & Co. and dated March 25, 1846 from Neufreystaedt. Second clipping (reverse side) has two sections: First section is part of a letter commending the character of a vicar. The second section relates the story of four lumberjacks who found a stash of gold presumed buried during the French Revolution. They turned it over to the owner of the land, who had it distributed amongst the poor of the community. The third, and last, section contains various small news items.
Date: March 1846
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Notification of land rights, January 2, 1847]

Description: Document by Castro notifying the colonists that Huth is the legal owner of only the land his house occupies and an additional 40 acres across the river and therefore has no right to sell, rent or transfer any other property. He goes on to list their financial disagreement and states that a court hearing will decide who the debtor really is. Signed Hr. Castro on January 2, 1847 in Castroville.
Date: January 2, 1847
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Texas, Castro-Ville

Description: Document inviting the public to learn more about the prosperity of Castroville by contacting any one of a list of men. The end states that Mr. Castro is still giving free land to families and bachelors.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History