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[Document regarding the founding of Castroville]

Description: Document regarding the founding of Castroville on the banks of the Medina in the province of San Antonio de Bexar. Gives potential emigrants information about price of passage, cost of farm animals in Texas, and lists items emigrating families should bring with them, including kitchen utensils, farming implements, seeds and other items.
Date: 1845
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, November 26, 1844]

Description: Letter from H[enri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding a shipment of plows and a contract with Higginbotham, a copy of which is included, signed R. J. Higginbotham and dated November 22, 1844 in San Antonio. He also discusses various small matters related to the running of the colony.
Date: November 26, 1844
Creator: Castro, Henri
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from the Bexar Justice of the Peace to the Laredo Civil Authorities, March 18, 1846]

Description: Letter from the San Antonio de Bexar justice of the peace to the Laredo civil authorities, informing them that there is an animal belonging to Maximo Bernal in Laredo currently in the possession of Gregorio GarcĂ­a. The man from San Antonio de Bexar asks that they please return this animal.
Date: 1846-03~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library