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[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

[Letter from J. B. Bovelly to J. B. LaCoste, March 2, 1881]

Description: Letter from J. B. Bovelly to J. B. LaCoste regarding lands owned by Albert Huth. [Ferdinand] Louis Huth was paying taxes on the land but letters to him have gone unanswered. The family would like to know whose name the properties are listed under, whether taxes have been paid, whether the land can be sold and what might its value be. Signed J. B. Bovelly on March 2, 1881 in Galveston.
Date: March 2, 1881
Creator: Bovelly, J. B.

[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

[Document stating the expenses aboard the Henrich bound for Galveston, December 1843]

Description: Document stating the charges for five chests aboard the Hennrich bound for Galveston. Dated December 5, 1843 in Antwerp. Reverse side is a document stating the expenses for shipment of two chests of merchandise aboard the Hennrich bound for Galveston. Lists contents of chests, including linens and straw hats. Dated December 1, 1843 in Antwerp and signed by Henry [sic] Castro.
Date: December 1843
Creator: Castro, Henri