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81st Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 1723, Chapter 825

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to an informational manual for voluntary caregivers who provide temporary care for children who are the subject of an investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from James Holford to H. Castro, June 3, 1844]

Description: Letter from James Holford to H. Castro regarding financial matters [copy]. Letter from Hy. Castro to W. Elliot, 1844-12-29, is copied on the reverse side.
Date: June 3, 1844
Creator: Holford, James
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro informing him how much he is needed in Castroville in order for it to succeed. He also discusses the crops and election of a cowboy to tend the growing number of cows. Also, a financial note at top date 1845/06/03. Pages 224, verso, and 225 of letter book.
Date: June 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro, October 5, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro in which Huth expresses his belief that Castro would be coming soon and reiterating that his presence is necessary for the colony's success. He also discusses the colonists and the declaration of war by Mexico and his belief that it will be nothing to worry about. Pages 230 (verso), 231, and 232 (recto) of letter book.
Date: October 5, 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Courrier du Haut-Rhin. 4ne Année, No. 65, August 7, 1845

Description: Newsletter dated August 7, 1845 discussing the political implications of Texas joining the United States. Articles are presented in both French and German. Also included is a letter signed by Henri Castro regarding unsigned and blank contracts, dated July 31, 1845 in Neufreystaedt, and a time table for travel from the Grand Duchy of Baden.
Date: August 7, 1845
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Amelia Castro]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand] Louis Huth to Amelia Castro letting her know that he is sending provisions, though it goes against his principle to do so on credit. Signed Louis Huth.
Date: unknown
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Page 239 of letter book]

Description: Page 239 of letter book. Blank except for page number. Page 239, verso, of letter book on which is written information regarding provisions, possibly from September 1844, and part of a letter to [Castro].
Date: September 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to [Henri] Castro, written in an account book. He describes happenings in the settlement, including issues with the cows, one man (Dreyher) who is missing, some stolen horses and various issues relating to the colonists. Pages 201 (verso), 202, and 203 (recto) of letter book.
Date: 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letters from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro and Dr. Cupples, October, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to [Henri] Castro explaining the need for more oxen and another wagon. He quotes a letter from Elliot regarding cash and discusses the families moving out of the barn into houses. Also contains letter to Dr. Cupples regarding the need for him to pay back the cash advanced to him. Pages 206 (verso), 207, and 208 (recto) of letter book.
Date: October 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro, January, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro regarding difficulties with some laborers. The election resulted in five men being chosen as Colonel, Lt. Colonel, Captain and 1st and 2nd Lieutenants. He also shares that an axle was broken on a cart and it has not rained. Pages 210, verso, and 211, recto, of letter book. Page 211, verso, of letter book contains various small segments of letters and notes.
Date: 1844-01/1845-01
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro, November, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to Henri Castro giving account of his arrival in Texas with the colonists, how he procured food and funds and describing how they took possession of his goods in his absence. He ends with an account of his financial standing and stating that if he is called back to his post he will come. Pages 200 and 201 (front) of letter book.
Date: November 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro, 1846, with other notes, September 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enr]i Castro informing him that he has closed out his daily accounts and asking him to take care of various financial matters. Page 238, recto, of letter book. On page 238, verso, of letter book on which is written some information regarding provisions and notifying the public that he is no longer an employee of Castro or the Antwerp Society for Texas Colonization.
Date: 1844-09/1846
Creator: Huth, Louis
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History