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[Receipt for 13 francs, 30 cents paid to Arnold, April 30, 1844]
Receipt for 13 francs, 30 cents paid to Arnold. Signed Arnold on April 30, 1844 in San Antonio. "Received from Mr. Louis Huth on behalf of Mr. Castro."
[Receipt for 16 dollars, 25 cents paid to Joseff Bader, April 29, 1844]
Receipt for 16 dollars, 25 cents paid to Joseff Bader for carriage fees and supplies, to be repaid as soon as funds arrive from France. Signed Joseff Bader on April 29, 1844 in San Antonio. "Received from Mister Louis Huth, on behalf of Mr. H[enr]i Castro in Paris."
[Receipt for 45 francs, 75 cents paid to Joseff Bader, April 29, 1844]
Receipt for 45 francs, 75 cents paid to Joseff Bader as the balance of his surety. Signed Joseff Bader on April 29, 1844 in San Antonio. "Received from Mister Louis Huth, on behalf of Mr. H[enr]i Castro in Paris."
[Paris receipt of sales from Jose Baiges to Lorenzo de Zavala, April 14, 1831]
Paris receipt of sales from Jose Baiges to Lorenzo de Zavala. Paris, April 14, 1831.
[Letter from Baradere to de Valle, February 3, 1836]
Letter from Baradere to de Valle, February 3, 1836. Discussing letters to Mexia, the triumph of Farias and inactivity of de Zavala.
[Letter from Baradere to Valentin Gomez Farias, April 2, 1836]
Letter from Baradere to Valentin Gomez Farias, being thankful to him for his attention, and being sorry that Zavala gave up his Mexican citizenship.
[Receipt for 11 francs paid to A. Bartz, January 22, 1844]
Receipt for 11 francs paid to A. Bartz for supplies, to be repaid as soon as possible either in cash or goods. Signed A. Bartz on January 22, 1844 in Port la Vaca. "Received from Mr. Louis Huth, on behalf of Mr. H[enr]i Castro in Paris."
[Receipt for 56 francs 50 centimes paid to A. Bartz for his passage from Galveston, January 5, 1844]
Receipt for 56 francs 50 centimes paid to A. Bartz for his passage from Galveston, with promise to repay in goods or cash at the end of six months. Signed A. Bartz on January 5, 1844 in Galveston. "Received from Mister Louis Huth on behalf of Mister Castro."
[Letter from J. B. Bovelly to J. B. LaCoste, March 2, 1881]
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.
[Receipt for 15 francs paid to Justin Bulacher, January 15, 1844]
Receipt for 15 francs paid to Justin Bulacher. Signed Justin Bulacher on January 15, 1844 in Port La Vaca. "Received from Mr. Louis Huth on behalf of Mr. H[enr]i Castro."
[Receipt for 81 francs, 10 cents paid to Justin Bulacher, January 6, 1844]
Receipt for 81 francs, 10 cents paid to Justin Bulacher. Signed Justin Bulacher on January 6, 1844 on Galveston. "Received from Mr. Louis Huth on behalf of Mr. H[enr]i Castro."
[Letter from Joseph Burger Jr. to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 16, 1856]
Letter from J[ose]ph Burger [Jr.] to [Ferdinand Louis] Huth asking him to do several errands involving collecting money owed to his father. Signed Jph. Burger [Jr.] on October 16, 1856 in San Antonio.
[Confidential document addressed to Ferdinand Louis Huth from Henri Castro, October 25, 1843]
Confidential document addressed to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth from H[enr]i Castro informing Huth what he should do if the representatives in Galveston and San Antonio are not there to meet him. Signed Hi. Castro on October 25, 1843 from Antwerp.
[Document appointing Ferdinand Louis Huth Director of Castroville, August 15, 1855]
Document in which H[enr]i Castro appoints [Ferdinand] Louis Huth as Director of Castroville in his absence. Dated August 15, 1855.
[Document for Ferdinand Louis Huth from Henri Castro, October 27, 1843]
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.
[Document giving Ferdinand Louis Huth instructions regarding the running of the colony]
Document giving [Ferdinand Louis Huth] instructions regarding the running of the colony while Huth is absent. He covers the building of his house, distribution of borrowed oxen and land, contracts and supplies for Mr. Bourgeois. Unsigned, undated.
[Document stating the expenses aboard the Henrich bound for Galveston, December 1843]
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.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 1, 1845]
Letter from Hr. Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] stating his intentions for his trip to Europe. Signed Hr. Castro on April 1, 1845 in Boston.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 13, 1845]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] written upon his arrival in Liverpool from Halifax. He states that he will immediately begin work for the colony instead of seeing his family. Signed H. Castro on April 13, 1845 in Liverpool.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 25, 1845]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding his arrival in Antwerp and a new shipment of colonists. Signed H. Castro on April 25, 1845 in Antwerp.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 25, 1845, Copy 2]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding his arrival in Antwerp and a new shipment of colonists. Signed Hr. Castro on April 25, 1845 in Antwerp.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, August 15, 1845]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] announcing that he has won his lawsuit. He instructs him to have Dr. Cupples go to Galveston to meet Mr. Maqueray and route the new colonists through Corpus Christi. He includes details of Huth's appointment as Director and three other commissions. A postscript states that Mr. Maqueray will be unable to leave and a replacement must be found. Signed Hr. Castro on August 15, 1845 in Antwerp.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 1, 1843]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth regarding Reigert's plan to lease land with 25 families of farmers with the aim of forming an agricultural cooperative.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 1, 1845]
Letter from H[enr]i Castro to [Ferdinand] L[oui]s Huth explaining his reasons for the creation of the Antwerp Society for Texas Colonization. Signed Hi. Castro on December 1, 1845 in Antwerp.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 3, 1844]
Letter from H[enri] C[astro] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding his arrival in Washington and telling him that Congress will convene the next day.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 9, 1844]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] insisting that the soil be plowed and sown. He informs him that arrival of emigrants is increasing and supplies will be important. He states that annexation is likely.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 14, 1844]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding news of the colony and hoping Dreyer is found. He also gives some instructions regarding various people and issues. Signed H. Castro on December 14, 1844 in Washington.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 22, 1844]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding news of the colony. He discusses Haas and Montel and expresses pleasure that Dreyer has returned. Signed H. Castro on December 22, 1844 in Washington.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 29, 1844]
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.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 1, 1845]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding his success in Congress. He gives details of his trip to Europe including when he expects to return. Signed M. Castro in February 1, 1845 in Galveston.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 5, 1845]
Letter from [Henri Castro] to Ferdinand [Louis] Huth regarding the arrival of [Pfanner] and his immigrants. Signed H. C. on February 5, 1845 in Galveston.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 6, 1845]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] stating that the letter is entrusted to Rev. Pfanner and many immigrants are expected shortly. He lists some provisions he is sending, including salt, nails, seeds, etc. Signed H. Castro on February 6, 1845 in Galveston.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 11, 1845]
Letter from [Henri Castro] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] stating that the schooner Pauline left the previous day with Pfanner and 206 immigrants. He encloses his accounts with Cobb and a list of the immigrants and their financial standing. Signed H. C. on February 11, 1845 in Galveston.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 18, 1845]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] announcing the arrival of 315 emigrants in two convoys under the direction of Rev. Pfanner. Signed H. Castro on February 18, 1845 in New Orleans.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, January 1, 1844]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth wishing him a happy new year and discussing their third expedition. He informs Huth that Bischops, Basting and de Bake have joined the enterprise and that he expects to depart for Texas on April 1st.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, January 23, 1845]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] announcing the success of the Bill with the Senate and the President. He states that he is leaving for Galveston the following day. Signed Hi. Castro on January 23, 1845 in Washington.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, January, 23, 1845]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] sharing news of the Bill's passage and stating that he is going to go to Europe to encourage immigration but expects to be back by the end of June. In the postscript he asks him to let Dr. Cupples occupy his house. Signed Hi. Castro in January 23, 1845 in Washington.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, January, 1845]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] sharing news of the bill's passage in the House and his hope that it will be passed in the Senate as well. He also discusses the organization of a militia. Signed Hi. Castro in January 1845 in Washington.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 1, 1845]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] stating that he is sorry Huth has been ill and hoping he recovers quickly. He states that on the next steamer either he or an agent will arrive with needed funds. He mentions Cobb's treason. Signed Hr. Castro on July 1, 1845 in Paris.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 1, 1845, Copy 2]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] stating that he is sorry Huth has been ill and hoping he recovers quickly. He states that on the next steamer either he or an agent will arrive with needed funds. He mentions Cobb's treason. Signed Hr. Castro on July 1, 1845 in Paris.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 6, 1846]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth]. He states he has been in Galveston for three days and has come to the realization that their letters are being intercepted. He also gives instructions regarding the construction of his house and other things that must be done. Signed H. Castro on July 6, 1846 in Galveston.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, June 29, 1850]
Letter from H[enri] C[astro] to [Ferdinand Louis] Huth regarding payment for farm work. Signed H. C. on June 29, 1850.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 2, 1845]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] with news of the annexation of Texas to the United States. Signed H. Castro on March 2, 1845 in Washington.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 15, 1846]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth acknowledging receipt of Huth's long-awaited letter. He also discusses the arrival of 88 colonists on the Alberdena and the upcoming arrival of the Cronstadt with 110 passengers. He instructs Huth to immediately head to Corpus Christi to meet the convoy. In closing, he informs him of his plan to leave on April 5th for probably arrival in mid June. Signed H. Castro on March 15, 1846 in Antwerp.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 15, 1845]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] impatiently awaiting news of the colony and hoping the 59 emigrants sent though New Orleans arrive without trouble. He mentions that he is corresponding with Huth's father and expects to see him soon. Signed H. Castro on May 15, 1845 in Antwerp.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, November 15, 1843]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding the quality and quantity of the colonists and hoping to improve both.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, November 16, 1845]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] imploring him to write as he has had no news. Signed Hy. Castro on November 16, 1845 in Antwerp.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, November 17, 1846]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand Louis Huth] stating that is Huth ignores the consideration due him, that he shall retain the right to treat him as a stranger. Signed Hy. Castro on November 17, 1846 in Castroville.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, November 26, 1844]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding a shipment of plows and a contract with Higginbotham, a copy of which is included, signed R. J. Higginbotham and dated November 22, 1844 in San Antonio. He also discusses various small matters related to the running of the colony.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 14, 1846]
Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] L[oui]s Huth informing him that he is no longer an employee and requesting the accounts and papers concerning the Society. Signed Hi. Castro on October 14, 1846 in Castroville.