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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

[Letter from August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 26, 1846]

Description: Letter from August [Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] stating that Castro has already left for Texas and describing ideas for trade. He also mentions the possibility of Louis going into business with a tanner in Deisslingen who may emigrate. Signed August on May 26, 1846 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: May 26, 1846
Creator: Huth, August
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro, January, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro regarding difficulties with some laborers. The election resulted in five men being chosen as Colonel, Lt. Colonel, Captain and 1st and 2nd Lieutenants. He also shares that an axle was broken on a cart and it has not rained. Pages 210, verso, and 211, recto, of letter book. Page 211, verso, of letter book contains various small segments of letters and notes.
Date: 1844-01/1845-01
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Valentin Haas, March 11, 1877]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand] Louis Huth to Valentin Haas regarding a financial matter involving Naegelin. He also briefly discusses the likelihood of selling some of his land. Signed Louis Huth on March 11, 1877 in San Antonio.
Date: March 11, 1877
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from G. L. Haas to Huth, October 30, 1864]

Description: Letter from G. L. Haas to Huth regarding the sale of an amount of [cloth]. A Bill of Goods is also included. Signed G. L. Haas.
Date: October 30, 1864
Creator: Haas, G. L.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Illies & Co. to Ferdinand Louis Huth, June 18, 1846]

Description: Letter from Illies & Co. to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth regretting to say that some letters have not arrived, as the postal system is not satisfactory. He also lists several ships carrying emigrants. Signed Illies & Co. on June 18, 1846 in Galveston.
Date: June 18, 1846
Creator: Illies & Co.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Illies & Co. to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 13, 1849]

Description: Letter from Illies & Co. to [Ferdinand Louis] Huth sympathizing with Huth's hard times, giving his negative opinion of Castro, discussing the great sums of money Castro owes him and asking if Huth can prevent the colonists from cutting down pecan trees that need centuries to grow. Signed Illies & Co. on October 13, 1849 in New Orleans.
Date: October 13, 1849
Creator: Illies & Co.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History