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[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
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
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
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.
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
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