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[Allerlei]

Description: Clipping containing small items of news including the following: 100 women from France are going to Mexico for silk growing, a French merchant locked up a thief with a vicious dog who killed him, and Ben Thompson has no shortage of refreshments and melons but welcomes visitors in jail. Reverse is a fragment of a clipping regarding trains.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Bill for Mrs. Schneider]

Description: Bill for Mrs. Schneider for flour, potatoes and biscuits, also listing other expenses for her, including transportation. Signed L. Huth.
Date: unknown
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Text

[Booklet of Verse]

Description: Booklet of verse containing poems in French and German. Titles include: "Manners, a poem", "The Little Man Who's Piss'd", "I am a woman by nature", "Weep with me oh you nightly still rhymes" (signed by R.L.), "A heart that is suffering torment", "Love note", "Having once young man chosen the friends of your beloved", "What are you missing, oh my heart", and a poem from an unknown woman addressed to Wilhelm.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Document containing medical advice]

Description: Document containing medical advice about rhubarb, quinine, vinegar and saltpeter and for washing detergent and avoiding cholera. Also states what to do to cause vomiting.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

Erinnerung

Description: Collection of published poems by various authors.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hoffmann, Heffter & Co.
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Habeas Corpus]

Description: Article in a clipping explaining habeas corpus. Reverse side lists advertisements for various items, including building sites and garden plants, in a newspaper clipping.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 10]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to Ferd[inand] Louis Huth asking him to repay John Riettermann the money he paid for his child's passage, since the child was only two years old. Signed by Huth on October 10, 184[-] in Neufreystaedt.
Date: 184?-10-10
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Item Type: Letter

[Motten, Motten, Motten]

Description: Article discussing how to rid oneself of wool-eating moths. Clipping. Reverse has advertisements for various items.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

Texas, Castro-Ville

Description: Document inviting the public to learn more about the prosperity of Castroville by contacting any one of a list of men. The end states that Mr. Castro is still giving free land to families and bachelors.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Torn page, in German]

Description: Torn document with advertisements on one side and text regarding the name of a river and the history of Austin Colony.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping