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[Letter to James H. Raymond from Sam Houston, October 1, 1943]

Description: Letter to James H. Raymond requesting payment of $240 to L. Y. Torrey & Brothers from the Executive Contingent Fund (of which Raymond is acting treasurer). An additional note dated several weeks later notes receipt of the money.
Date: {1843-10-01, 1843-10-20}
Creator: Houston, Sam
Partner: UNT Libraries

[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

[Letter of Standing for Sarah from Mount Gilead Baptist Church, August 1849]

Description: Letter of standing for Sarah, a "sister of colour," from Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. The letter stated that Sarah held full membership with the church and that she would be dismissed when she joined a church of the same faith.
Date: August 1849
Creator: Mount Gilead Baptist Church
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Transcript of Letter to George L. Hammeken, June 9, 1848]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to George L. Hammeken, in which the sender describes the provenance of the seven-hundred dollars that were originally enclosed in the letter, and provides a list of items that Mrs. Perry wants Hammeken to purchase and/or have made, including a wax impression of Gen. Austin's seal which Mrs. Perry wants to have engraved on the items she has requested. Lastly, there are further directions for any remaining sum.
Date: June 9, 1848
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis, April 24, 1848]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] commending him for looking after Mr. Guilbeau's business in his absence and hoping he is able to secure employment in his firm. He also hopes that Albert will be able to be employed as well. He then goes on to speak of the unexpected revolution in France and how it has spread across Europe. He also asks him to inquire about their land and how they will legally be able to sell it off in small parcels. He continues to discuss the business of colonization. Signed by Huth on April 24, 1848 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: April 24, 1848
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Haml White to James F. Perry, January 20, 1848]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Haml White to James F. Perry, in which White informs Perry that he does not have cash but would like to settle his debt to Perry either by handing over his home or by paying in negro slaves.
Date: January 20, 1848
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

[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, October 1, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie informs Perry that he received his letter which addresses allegations the late Judge John P. Coles filed against Perry before his death. Gillespie also tells Perry that the original bill filed by Coles cannot be found and the case will likely be postponed.
Date: October 1, 1847
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, August 26, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, in which Emily Perry let's her husband know she has arrived at her current destination, with their daughter, safely but that the trip home will require a detour due to outbreaks of fever around the Bastrop area. Emily Perry also provides a list of tasks that need to be tended to in her absence (preserves, garden, weather boarding, etc.).
Date: August 26, 1847
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to his sons, July 24, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to his sons, [Ferdinand] Louis and Albert Huth. Contains a transcribed copy of a letter from D'Hanis & Co. dated July 15, 1847 from Antwerp. He inquires about Louis' legal action involving Castro and hopes that Albert will be able to live in harmony with Castro, despite Castro's inconsiderate actions. Signed Father Huth and dated July 24, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: July 24, 1847
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 Sam Houston to Col. Joseph Ellis, June 1847]

Description: Letter from Sam Houston to Col. Joseph Ellis discussing a prior letter, Houston's journey, and the many illnesses being suffered by their mutual acquaintances. The outside of the letter contains the postage information.
Date: June 12, 1847
Creator: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Sam Houston to Joseph Ellis, June 12, 1847]

Description: A letter from Sam Houston to his friend Joseph L. Ellis of Grand Cane at his plantation "Pleasant Lawn." Discusses Judge Worsham, the health of the Houston family and neighbors. This letter is purported to be a hoax and forgery, as multiple copies exist.
Date: June 12, 1847
Creator: Houston, Sam
Partner: Denton Public Library