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[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 29, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] in which he discusses Elliot and funds, carts and oxen, the arrival of [Pfanner] with his settlers and urging him to have the settlers write letters home. Signed H. Castro on December 29, 1844 in Washington.
Date: December 29, 1844
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter

[Mostly blank pages]

Description: Mostly blank pages, with a few figures in pencil. "Castro & Antwerp Colonization Society" is written on the first page.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

[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

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

[Letter from Guillaume D'Hanis to Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 1, 1846]

Description: Letter from G[uillau]me D'Hanis to [Ferdinand] L[oui]s Huth acknowledging receipt of his letter and writing that Castro's impending presence will resolve some matters better than anything they could write. Signed Gme. D'Hanis on July 1, 1846 in Antwerp.
Date: July 1, 1846
Creator: D'Hanis, Guillaume
Item Type: Letter

[Document for Ferdinand Louis Huth from Henri Castro, October 27, 1843]

Description: Document for [Ferdinand] Louis Huth making him Director of the expedition of the colonists aboard the Jean Key. Castro tells him whom to trust, that he should do business in cash or barter only and that if needs an aide, he should ask Mr. Bourgeois. Castro tells him that he should invest in moss and cattle. He also includes, on page 3, a dispatch to Anson Jones, Secretary of State. Signed by Hi. Castro on October 27, 1843 in Antwerp.
Date: October 27, 1843
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Text

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

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. Written in English.
Date: October 5, 1843
Item Type: Legal Document