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[Transcript of Letter from J. Howard to Guy Bryant, March 4, 1845]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Howard to Guy Bryant in which Howard, on behalf of the Galveston Lyceum, proposes to commemorate the birth day of Stephen F. Austin in the calender. Howard appeals to Bryant for additional information about Austin that are not included in histories of the country.
Date: March 4, 1845
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, January, 23, 1845]

Description: 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.
Date: January 23, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter

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

Description: 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.
Date: January 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 1, 1845]

Description: 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.
Date: July 1, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter

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

Description: 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.
Date: May 15, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter

[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
Item Type: Letter

[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
Item Type: Letter

[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
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 1, 1845, Copy 2]

Description: 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.
Date: July 1, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter

[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
Item Type: Letter

[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
Item Type: Letter

[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
Item Type: Letter

[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
Item Type: Letter