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[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, September 17, 1845, Copy 2]

Description: Letter from H[enr]i Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth regarding a new batch of emigrants and some specific instructions regarding the colony. Marked "Duplicate". Signed Hi. Castro on Sept. 17, 1845 in Antwerp. Includes a document listing names of colonists under the headings "house[s] built" and "under construction," with several dates listed.
Date: September 17, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, August 15, 1845]

Description: 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.
Date: August 15, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 15, 1845]

Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth assuring him that he is writing twice a month and stating that Huth's letters are not reaching him. He also dictates his wishes for the construction of his house and gardens and states that he expects to bring with him a large number of families with money when he returns. He ends with several subjects he wishes Huth to address in his return letter. Signed Hy. Castro on October 15, 1845 in Antwerp.
Date: October 15, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri

[Letters from sisters Marie and Caroline Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 9, 1845 and March 6, 1845]

Description: Letter from sister Marie to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] letting him know how pleased they are to get his letters and wish that he could be there. She also mentions that Germany is trying to unite Protestant and Catholic churches. Signed Marie on December 9, 1845. With letter from Caroline Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] asking him about his home and whether he has received the household linens and garden seeds. She also asks him to send potato sprouts. Signed Caroline Huth on March 6 possibly in 1845 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: 1845-03-06/1845-12-09
Creator: Huth, Marie & Huth, Caroline

[Letters from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, August 31, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand Louis Huth] expressing sadness and astonishment that all of [Louis'] property was stolen on the journey, asking why Vicar Pfanner hasn't written, and expressing surprise that Philip Schneider turned out to be so ungrateful. He also asks after various colonists and tells him that until the stock company for the colony is established, he will not use Louis' name in connection with it. Signed "Your dear and faithful father Huth" in August 1845. Also, Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] expressing surprise that he has been without news for so long. He includes new prices for passage to the colony according to the new prospectus. He discusses political and financial aspects of the colonization. Unsigned, possibly incomplete. Dated August 31, 1845 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: August 31, 1845
Creator: Huth, Ludwig

[Letter from August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 14, 1845]

Description: Letter from August [Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] informing him of the birth of his son. He gives his opinion that the annexation of Texas might make operations easier on their end. He asks him to write and reminds him in a postscript written later that if he is to write on the subject of Althenheim or Marie to please use another sheet of paper so as not to offend his Mary.
Date: April 14, 1845
Creator: Huth, August

[Letter to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 5, 1845]

Description: Letter possibly from [August Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] telling him about the long, cold winter and asking him to tell him what the colonists are planting and what kind of soil there is in Castroville. With an excerpt from an article published in the Journal of Frankfurt regarding German settlement in Texas.
Date: March 5, 1845