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[Document regarding the founding of Castroville]

Description: Document regarding the founding of Castroville on the banks of the Medina in the province of San Antonio de Bexar. Gives potential emigrants information about price of passage, cost of farm animals in Texas, and lists items emigrating families should bring with them, including kitchen utensils, farming implements, seeds and other items.
Date: 1845
Item Type: Clipping

[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

[Receipt for 30 dollars, 80 cents, paid to Charles S. de Montel, August 27, 1844]

Description: Receipt for 30 dollars, 80 cents, paid to Charles S. de Montel for expenses incurred in his capacity as a guide for the colonists. Signed Charles S. de Montel on August 27, 1844 in San Antonio. "Received from Mr. Louis Huth on behalf of Mr. H[enr]i Castro in Paris for my expenses up until today."
Date: August 27, 1844
Creator: de Montel, Charles
Item Type: Text