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[Clipping from Courrier D'Alsace, Cinquiéme année, No. 118]

Description: Clipping from a newsletter dated October 1, 1846 that includes a letter from Huth & Co stating that Texas has good soil, the climate is healthy and all are thriving and states that Pfanner must have been motivated by something other than truth to say such bad things about Texas in his previously published letter. The writer goes on to explain the process of distributing land and refrains from explaining why Pfanner's last letter was written from Mexico and not Texas. Sign by Huth & Co. on September 24, 1846 in Neufreystaedt. Letters and articles are translated into German.
Date: October 1, 1846
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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

[Contract between Huth and Castro, November 20, 1844]

Description: Document putting forth the contract between Huth and Castro detailing what is expected of Huth and what Castro will give him in return for services rendered. Signed Hr. Castro and Louis Huth in Castroville on November 20, 1844.
Date: November 20, 1844
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Contract between Huth and Castro, November 20, 1844]

Description: Document putting forth the contract between Huth and Castro detailing what is expected of Huth and what Castro will give him in return for services rendered. Signed Hr. Castro and Louis Huth in Castroville on November 20, 1844.
Date: November 20, 1844
Item Type: Legal Document
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