Part 9, Note 1

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Tenth Census of the United States (1880) Colorado County, Texas, Schedule 1; Mike Kingston, ed., 1994-1995 Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide (Dallas: The Dallas Morning News, 1993), p. 331; for reports on immigrant arrivals, see Colorado Citizen, April 20, 1880, December 23, 1880, November 3, 1881, January 1, 1882, September 28, 1882, October 26, 1882, November 9, 1882, November 23, 1882; for more on the activities of Malsch, Green, and others, see the preceding chapter of this history. One immigration entrepreneur, identified as Baron Werner von Zuydtwyek, fell dead on a train between Eagle Lake and Columbus in the summer of 1881. He had about $6000 in cash on him when he died. A cablegram from his heirs confirmed that he was in Texas "for the purpose of securing a location and lands for immigrants" (see Colorado Citizen, July 21, 1881). In 1881, one Weimar man, a shoemaker named A. Juenger, having raised enough money during his residency in the country to pay for two more passages, sent to Europe for his wife and child to join him. Tragically, while they were at sea, he suddenly died (see Colorado Citizen, August 25, 1881).