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Early Swedish Settlers

Description: Historical survey of the history of Swedish communities in McCulloch County, especially the East Sweden area and Soldiers Waterhole historic marker. This report contains compiled stories, correspondence, and tables.
Date: 1971/1972
Creator: McCulloch County Historical Survey Committee
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Letter from E. Martin and H. A. Cobb to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 16, 1845]

Description: Letter from E. Martin and H. A. Cobb to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth informing him of the arrival of the Alberdina with 85 emigrants and requesting he send someone to meet them and lead them back to Castroville. Signed E. Martin and H. A. Cobb on December 16, 184[5] in Galveston.
Date: December 16, 1845
Creator: Martin, E. & Cobb, H. A.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Illies & Co. to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 13, 1849]

Description: Letter from Illies & Co. to [Ferdinand Louis] Huth sympathizing with Huth's hard times, giving his negative opinion of Castro, discussing the great sums of money Castro owes him and asking if Huth can prevent the colonists from cutting down pecan trees that need centuries to grow. Signed Illies & Co. on October 13, 1849 in New Orleans.
Date: October 13, 1849
Creator: Illies & Co.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History