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[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

[Kranfenfarren-Berein]

Description: Document describing the history and current practices of the Health Insurance-Company of San Antonio. Includes a list of financial information, a list of members as of April 1, 1892, physicians, medical examiners, and the company committee.
Date: April 1, 1882
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Land - Verkauf in Nord-Amerika

Description: Document regarding the sale of lands in the Medina District. Discusses location and price of lands, as well as the procedure for procuring property. It mentions the price of livestock. Also discussed are possible reasons why the land was not settled earlier, if it's as desirable as they say it is. Signed by J. E. Rump on September 1, 1848 in Bremen. Includes a section informing people to apply to Huth & Co. if they want to acquire already surveyed lands under favorable conditions.
Date: September 1, 1848
Creator: Rump, J. E.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from A. Carli & Bro. to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 22, 1871]

Description: Letter from A. Carli & Bro. to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth enclosing the deed for Mr. Haas and hoping that the situation confusing block 4 with block 5 can be settled. Signed A. Carli & Bro. on April 22, 1871 in Castroville.
Date: April 22, 1871
Creator: A. Carli & Bro.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from A. Klappenbach to Mr. Ls. Huth, April 21, 1857]

Description: Letter from A. Klappenbach to Mr. Ls. Huth regarding a shipment of rafter and wood for sheathing. Dated April 21, 1857 from Castroville. Signed A. Klappenbach of James Montel & Co.
Date: April 21, 1857
Creator: Klappenbach, A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History