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[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to his sister-in-law congratulating her on her marriage]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to his sister-in-law congratulating her on her marriage to his brother Albert, though Albert has not told him yet and he only found out through other correspondents. He also states that he takes an interest in her brother Gustave and considers him part of the family.
Date: unknown
Creator: Huth, Louis
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
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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letters from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro and William Elliot, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to [Henri] Castro, written in an account book. The writer 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. On same page, letter from W. Elliot in San Antonio written on 1844/12/04 regarding finances and a cart with meal and bacon that has not arrived yet. Also on same page, the beginning of another letter to Castro, written 1844/12/13. Page 203, verso, of letter book. Continuation of letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to [Henri] Castro explaining troubles with hired help and relating that the wagons carrying bacon and meal finally arrived after he had to hire someone else to transport the goods. Huth also states that he received a letter from Dreher, who was feared dead, and that he will be returning. Pages 203 (recto), 204, and 205 (recto) of letter book.
Date: 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Receipts and other writing on page 206 of letter book]

Description: Receipt for 15 bushels meal and 686 lbs. bacon from Higgenbotham. Receipt for 12 bushels meal Elliot furnished Higgenbotham. Note to ask Elliot for one sack salt at first opportunity. Also, other various writings to W. Elliot and Antonio Locmare, originally in English, some crossed out. Page 206 of letter book.
Date: October 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letters from Ferdinand Louis Huth to Henri Castro and William Elliot, October, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to [Henri] Castro. He first discusses the states of finances relating to Elliot and Callaghan and laments that he has not enough cash to purchase the necessary supplies but he states that he purchased two cows and a wagon. He also says that Mr. Solms and his wife have arrived and will be getting their fathers to come also. Also, letter to W. Elliot regarding two dollars' worth of bacon. Also, document regarding their lack of flour and asking someone to bring some next week. Pages 208 (verso), 209, and 210 (recto) of letter book.
Date: October 1844
Creator: Huth, Louis
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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letters from Ferdinand Louis Huth to H. Addiks and Henri Castro, March 27, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to [Sh] [B] H. Addiks regarding a "sorrowful and punishable scene" that took place in his house, written in English. Also, beginning of letter from [Huth] to Castro. Page 215 of letter book. Continuation of letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to H[enri] Castro explaining that he is ill and has no time to convalesce because of his duties. In this letter he discusses the rising price of corn, dissent among some of the colonists, his lack of appropriate housing, a theft, the murder of a colonist name Wolf, his relationship with his father and distribution of land, among other topics. Pages 215 (verso), 216, 217, 218, 219, and 220 (recto) of letter book.
Date: March 27, 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Pages 221 and 212 of letter book]

Description: Page 221 of letter book on which is written several financial notes and the start of a letter, possibly to Castro, regarding the annexation of Texas. Page 222, recto, of letter book on which is written a continuation of a letter to Castro and several financial notes.
Date: 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to his father, Ludwig Huth, May 3, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to his father, L[udwig] Huth about the situation with Castro, his financial difficulty, the legal action he took against two colonists and his realization that if he had been able to foresee the unpleasant sides of his job he would not have taken it on for $10 a day. Pages 222, verso, and 223 of letter book.
Date: May 3, 1845
Creator: Huth, Louis
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History