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[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, October 1, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie informs Perry that he received his letter which addresses allegations the late Judge John P. Coles filed against Perry before his death. Gillespie also tells Perry that the original bill filed by Coles cannot be found and the case will likely be postponed.
Date: October 1, 1847
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, August 26, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, in which Emily Perry let's her husband know she has arrived at her current destination, with their daughter, safely but that the trip home will require a detour due to outbreaks of fever around the Bastrop area. Emily Perry also provides a list of tasks that need to be tended to in her absence (preserves, garden, weather boarding, etc.).
Date: August 26, 1847
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, May 6, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, in which Perry offers to sell the land that Sims currently lives on to him for one dollar per acre - to be paid in part with negro slaves at cash price and in part in cash. Perry also informs Sims that the court case involving the land in question has not been decided upon.
Date: May 6, 1847
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis and Albert Huth, October 11, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis and Albert [Huth] questioning why he has not received responses yet. Included is a copy of a letter from the widow of Anton Gsell certifying that she is, in fact, his widow. He also mentioned a new law that would restrict who could deal with the immigration business. Signed by Huth on October 11, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: October 11, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter

[Notification of land rights, January 2, 1847]

Description: Document by Castro notifying the colonists that Huth is the legal owner of only the land his house occupies and an additional 40 acres across the river and therefore has no right to sell, rent or transfer any other property. He goes on to list their financial disagreement and states that a court hearing will decide who the debtor really is. Signed Hr. Castro on January 2, 1847 in Castroville.
Date: January 2, 1847
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to his son Ferdinand Louis Huth, July 9, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to his son [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth]. He copies a letter of praise sent home by newcomers to Castroville. He discusses the purchase of 4000 acres in Castroville and Louis' demand to the Association for the 320 acres promised him. Several letters in French are included in the text. Also, he writes about Castro's sale of 40,000 acres that came as a surprise to him and his hopes that the colony will fare better than Albert anticipated. Signed "Your faithful father Huth" in Neufreystaedt and dated July 9, 1847.
Date: July 9, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Albert Huth, June 11, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to Albert [Huth] with note from brother August at beginning. Father refers to several previous letters and acknowledges receipt of letters from Albert. He gives his opinion that D'Hanis is not the right man for his position and states that Rogeron would be better. He then goes on to discuss financial matters. Signed by Huth on June 11, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: June 11, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 21, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding his son's lack of communication and expressing his regret regarding the misunderstanding between Louis and Castro. He states that confidence in Castro is waning and discusses Castro's handling of funds for the colony. Huth gives his opinion that only with a friendly relationship with Castro will they be able to successfully attain their goals. He also delivers news of an aunt's death. Signed by Huth on April 21, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: April 21, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to his sons, Ferdinand Louis and Albert Huth, July 24, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to his sons, [Ferdinand] Louis and Albert Huth. Contains a transcribed copy of a letter from D'Hanis & Co. dated July 15, 1847 from Antwerp. He inquires about Louis' legal action involving Castro and hopes that Albert will be able to live in harmony with Castro, despite Castro's inconsiderate actions. Signed Father Huth and dated July 24, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: July 24, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter