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[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

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Albert Huth, June 11, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to Albert [Huth] with note from brother August at beginning. Father refers to several previous letters and acknowledges receipt of letters from Albert. He gives his opinion that D'Hanis is not the right man for his position and states that Rogeron would be better. He then goes on to discuss financial matters. Signed by Huth on June 11, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: June 11, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis and Albert Huth, October 11, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis and Albert [Huth] questioning why he has not received responses yet. Included is a copy of a letter from the widow of Anton Gsell certifying that she is, in fact, his widow. He also mentioned a new law that would restrict who could deal with the immigration business. Signed by Huth on October 11, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: October 11, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis, April 24, 1848]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] commending him for looking after Mr. Guilbeau's business in his absence and hoping he is able to secure employment in his firm. He also hopes that Albert will be able to be employed as well. He then goes on to speak of the unexpected revolution in France and how it has spread across Europe. He also asks him to inquire about their land and how they will legally be able to sell it off in small parcels. He continues to discuss the business of colonization. Signed by Huth on April 24, 1848 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: April 24, 1848
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 14, 1846]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth regarding Louis' ability to give advice and a helping hand to the colonists and recommending to him one J. C. Held, who will be arriving in advance of his family. Signed by Huth on April 14, 1846 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: April 14, 1846
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 16, 1846]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand Louis Huth] in which he discusses new colonists on their way to Texas, financial matters relating to the colony and how a tile fell on Emil's head. Dated April 16, 1846 from Neufreystaedt. Also, recommending a Swiss girl, who will be traveling to the colony, for field and garden help.
Date: April 16, 1846
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 19, 1846]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth reiterating his recommendation of the Swiss girl for field and garden help and discussing other colony business. Signed by Huth on April 19, 1846 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: April 19, 1846
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 21, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding his son's lack of communication and expressing his regret regarding the misunderstanding between Louis and Castro. He states that confidence in Castro is waning and discusses Castro's handling of funds for the colony. Huth gives his opinion that only with a friendly relationship with Castro will they be able to successfully attain their goals. He also delivers news of an aunt's death. Signed by Huth on April 21, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: April 21, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History