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[Receipts and other writing on page 206 of letter book]

Description: Receipt for 15 bushels meal and 686 lbs. bacon from Higgenbotham. Receipt for 12 bushels meal Elliot furnished Higgenbotham. Note to ask Elliot for one sack salt at first opportunity. Also, other various writings to W. Elliot and Antonio Locmare, originally in English, some crossed out. Page 206 of letter book.
Date: October 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Recueil de Chansons Nationales]

Description: Lyric sheet for "The Flag of Austerlitz and Arcole" to the tune of "La Sentinelle" and "La Parisienne," the national march, by Casimir DeLavigne.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poem
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Strassburg nach der Uebergabe]

Description: Clipping with a poem regarding Strasbourg's annexation to the German Empire. Dated October 1, 1870.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Study materials]

Description: Study materials. Gives examples of adjective placement in relation to nouns and shows how the meaning can change depending on placement.
Date: unknown
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Tally of colony residents]

Description: Tally of colony residents including men, women, children and animals. Also, states how much land has been built upon, cultivated and gardened. Page 230 of letter book.
Date: unknown
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Texas, Castro-Ville

Description: Document inviting the public to learn more about the prosperity of Castroville by contacting any one of a list of men. The end states that Mr. Castro is still giving free land to families and bachelors.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Three separate salary receipts, March 8, 1846]

Description: Three separate receipts, all for six months' salary covering the period of October 1, 1845 to March 31, 1846. One for Bourgeois, one for Cupples and one for Gentils. Dated March 8, 1846.
Date: March 8, 1846
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Torn page, in German]

Description: Torn document with advertisements on one side and text regarding the name of a river and the history of Austin Colony.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Two advertisements]

Description: Clipping advertising an etching reproduction of a painting by Jean Francois Millet, "The Angelus", pg. 72. Etching is offered as free gift to weekly subscribers of The St. Louis Republic. Watch advertisements on verso, pg. 71. Watches are offered by The Brodix Publishing Co., Washington, D.C., to subscribers and club organizers of "The Home Magazine".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Two documents regarding finances, May 3, 1845 and May 3, 1846]

Description: Document stating that payment of 2000 francs is due within fifteen days. Payment deadline extended to February 15, 1847. Dated May 3, 1845 from Castroville and April 10, 1846 from Neufreystaedt. Reverse side is a document regarding finances. Dated May 3, 1846 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: 1845-05-03/1846-05-03
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Two documents requesting payment, May 3, 1845 and May 3, 1846]

Description: Document stating that 1000 francs must be paid within ten days of receipt. Payment deadline extended until February 15, 1847. Dated May 3, 1845 in Castroville and April 10, 1846 in Neufreystaedt. Reverse side is a document stating that payment in full must be made. Dated May 3, 1846 from Neufreystaedt.
Date: 1845-05-03/1846-05-03
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Two receipts for moneys paid to Eduard Schneider, February, 1844]

Description: Two receipts for moneys paid to Eduard Schneider. One for 25 francs dated Feb. 26 and one for the balance of his surety (nine francs, 50 cents) dated Feb. 28, 1844. "Received from Mr. Louis Huth on behalf of Mr. H[enr]i Castro in Paris."
Date: February 26, 1844
Creator: Schneider, Eduard
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Two receipts for moneys paid to Johannes Stefan, April 27, 1844]

Description: Two receipts for moneys paid to Johannes Stefan. One for his 100 franc surety dated April 27 and another from the same date for 11 francs, 40 cents for passage from Port la Vacca (Port Lavaca). Signed Johannes Stefan on April 27, 1844 in San Antonio. "Received from Mr. Louis Huth on behalf of Mr. H[enr]i Castro of Paris."
Date: April 27, 1844
Creator: Stefan, Johannes
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Two receipts for moneys paid to Zhinmeier, March 30 and August 7, 1844]

Description: Two receipts for moneys paid to [Zhinmeier]. One for 68 francs, 35 cents dated March 30 and one for the balance of his surety (4 francs, 35 cents) dated August 7. "Received from Mr. Louis Huth on behalf of Mr. Henri Castro in Paris against the value of the surety."
Date: 1844-03-30/1844-08-07
Creator: Zhinmeier
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[A Useful Table/Measurements]

Description: Clipping with a useful table "to aid farmers in arriving at accuracy in estimating the amount of land in different fields under cultivation" and an article with formulas for measurement conversions related to agriculture. Advertisements on verso.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Voting results tally sheet, October 13, 1845]

Description: Negative image of a tally sheet with columns indicating name of voter, constitution adopted, constitution rejected, for annexation, against annexation, for colonization ordinance and against colonization ordinance. Signed Louis Huth and others on October 13, 1845.
Date: October 13, 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History