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Description: Contract for an advance from the Adelsverein to Friedrich Schafer, dated October 2, 1845. I states that the Adelsverein paid Schafer 81 Gulden, and outlines Schafer's responsibilities to the Adelsverein in return.
Date: October 2, 1845
Creator: Verein zum Schutze deutscher Einwanderer in Texas
Partner: Southwestern University

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Guillaume D'Hanis to Ferdinand Louis Huth, May 6, 1846]

Description: Letter from G[uillau]me D'Hanis to [Ferdinand] L[oui]s Huth discussing emigrants bound for the United States on eight separate ships. He also informs him of Castro's departure and implores him to construct for Castro a house. Signed Gme. D'Hanis on May 6, 1846 in Antwerp.
Date: May 6, 1846
Creator: D'Hanis, Guillaume
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 15, 1846]

Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth acknowledging receipt of Huth's long-awaited letter. He also discusses the arrival of 88 colonists on the Alberdena and the upcoming arrival of the Cronstadt with 110 passengers. He instructs Huth to immediately head to Corpus Christi to meet the convoy. In closing, he informs him of his plan to leave on April 5th for probably arrival in mid June. Signed H. Castro on March 15, 1846 in Antwerp.
Date: March 15, 1846
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 7, 1844]

Description: Letter from August [Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] informing him that he has spoken to Castro about the terrible position Louis found himself in when he arrived in Galveston and did not find any agents awaiting him. He lets Louis know that if things don't work out in Texas, he is welcome to come back.
Date: April 7, 1844
Creator: Huth, August
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History