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[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

The Cosmopolitan Hand-book of Rules and Tables

Description: Educational book about business and agriculture. Includes tables for conversions of various weights and measures, population and census data, information for making purchases and sales in agriculture, and business advice, along with an extensive section of advertisements.
Date: 1884
Creator: Coryell, E. E.
Item Type: Book
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

Courrier du Haut-Rhin. 4ne Année, No. 65, August 7, 1845

Description: Newsletter dated August 7, 1845 discussing the political implications of Texas joining the United States. Articles are presented in both French and German. Also included is a letter signed by Henri Castro regarding unsigned and blank contracts, dated July 31, 1845 in Neufreystaedt, and a time table for travel from the Grand Duchy of Baden.
Date: August 7, 1845
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Curing Cancer with Red-Clover Tea]

Description: Clipping regarding the use of red-clover tea to cure cancer. Advertisements on the reverse side for Wm. W. Gamble, Bookseller and Stationer, and Gamble's News Depot, San Antonio, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Deed of Trust]

Description: Handwritten form entitled Deed of Trust. Blanks not filled in.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Détail des Recettes et Dépenses

Description: Page 97 of letter book listing prices for various items, including cheese, ham, soup, shoes, spoons, pans and butter knives.
Date: 1846
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document]

Description: Document written in unknown language.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document concerning Slasi Albrecht's travel to Texas, October 9 and October 26, 1843]

Description: Document describing how Slasi Albrecht will have to pawn his goods for the 45 francs given him as an advance to help pay his expense for travel to Texas. Signed Slasi Albrecht in Neufreystaedt on October 9, 1843. Receipt of francs acknowledge below and signed by Albrecht in Antwerp on October 26, 1843.
Date: 1843-10-09/1843-10-26
Creator: Albrecht, Slasi
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document containing a list of items]

Description: Document containing a list of items, including a table, chairs, plates, cups, etc., with some of the items checked off.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document containing medical advice]

Description: Document containing medical advice about rhubarb, quinine, vinegar and saltpeter and for washing detergent and avoiding cholera. Also states what to do to cause vomiting.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document describing an agreement between Henri Castro, Ferdinand Louis Huth, and Huth & Co., October 5, 1843]

Description: Agreement between Henri Castro in Paris, Ferdinand Louis Huth and Huth & Co. in Neufreystaedt, in which they set forth the terms of their joint venture. Namely, that Ferdinand Louis Huth will travel to Texas and conduct trade business there for at least two years. Signed by Hy. Castro, Huth & Co. and Louis Huth, Jr. in Paris and Neufreystaedt on October 5, 1843.
Date: October 5, 1843
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document describing an agreement between Henri Castro, Ferdinand Louis Huth, and Huth & Co., October 5, 1843, Copy 2]

Description: Agreement between Henri Castro in Paris, Ferdinand Louis Huth and Huth & Co. in Neufreystaedt, in which they set forth the terms of their joint venture. Namely, that Ferdinand Louis Huth will travel to Texas and conduct trade business there for at least two years. Signed by Hr. Castro, Huth & Co. and Louis Huth, Jr. in Paris and Neufreystaedt on October 5, 1843. Copy 2.
Date: October 5, 1843
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History