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[Transcript of petition from Philip S. Whitesid, March 4, 1843]

Description: Copy of transcript for a petition from Philip S. Whiteside filed by his attorney, J.W. Norris, to the Judge of the Third Judicial District of the Republic of Texas, in which Whiteside asks for a judgement on D. B. Madden who has refused to pay his debt to Whiteside.
Date: March 4, 1843
Item Type: Text

[Transcript of Letter from Basil G. Ijams to James F. Perry, February 14, 1843]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Basil G. Ijams to Mr. James F. Perry regarding lands Perry sold in Colorado County for taxes owed. The letter, written on behalf of Austin Bryant, informs Perry that Bryant wishes to retroactively adjust taxes owed based on the value of Texas money at the time the lands were sold.
Date: February 14, 1843
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

[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

[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

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 26, 1843]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding business and colonization matters. He instructs Louis to make sure to purchase long staple cotton and informs him that a third expedition will take place, provided the weather is good. Short note at end by August [Huth].
Date: December 26, 1843
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter

[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
Item Type: Text