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[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 28, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] detailing which letters have been received, sent and answered. He goes on to discuss in detail a financial disagreement themselves and a friend of Castro's in Paris. He asks several questions regarding the land in Texas and discusses the unusually long, severe winter and how it has affected their colonization plans. A copy of a letter from someone in Altdorf stating that a widow had returned from Texas and was telling everyone how horrible it was and how her husband starved to death. As a result, few colonists were willing to come from her town. He also discusses Pfanner's plans and a financial disagreement with Isabelle.
Date: February 28, 1845
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, September 23, 1846]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding the negative impact of Pfanner's letter about the colony and how it has made finding colonists harder. He also asks him to have earlier colonists write letters home so that potential colonists will see that all is well. Signed by [Huth] on September 23, 1846 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: September 23, 1846
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 18, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] expressing the sacrifice he had to make in order to get the expedition of 200 colonists off. His health suffered greatly because of the stress. He also discusses several individuals who took advantage of colonists by tricking them into paying them their passage money. Includes a list of items sent on the last boat: sickles, harness, string, wine vinegar, etc. Unsigned. Dated December 18, 1844 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: December 18, 1844
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 10, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding Schneider and enclosing the agreement with him that he will work the land in Texas in order to pay off his passage. He also mentions Kramp and his emigrants and the current expedition of 21 Swiss emigrants. Postscript states that Schneider can shear sheep.
Date: March 10, 1844
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 12, 1846]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth stating that they have made the acquaintance of Nick Haby and found him to be a good, honest young man. He says that Haby is leaving for Texas and Albert [Huth] wanted to leave as well, but will have to wait for the next boat. Signed by Huth on October 12, 1846 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: October 12, 1846
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 26, 1843]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding business and colonization matters. He instructs Louis to make sure to purchase long staple cotton and informs him that a third expedition will take place, provided the weather is good. Short note at end by August [Huth].
Date: December 26, 1843
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth introducing him to the bearer of the letter and recommending him and his family as hard working people. He also states that Castro will be leaving for Texas in early April and he is anxious to see if Castro will settle his accounts with him before he goes. Signed by Huth on March 15, 1846 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: March 15, 1846
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History