Part 5, Note 46
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Clinton Machann and James W. Mendl, Jr., trans. and ed., Czech Voices (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1991), pp. 34-38; Colorado County Deed Records, Book J, p. 52; Colorado County District Court Records, Civil Cause File No. 1271: Frantisek Branecky v. Franz Prechectil, Minute Book C, p. 1305; Marriage Records of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Frelsburg, Book 1, Record No. 139. The itemized expenses that Prechectil said he had incurred on Branecky's behalf were: $5.00 which he loaned to Branecky as spending money, $10.40 for train fare to Leipzig and then on to Bremen, $42.00 for passage to Galveston, $1.50 for passage from Galveston to Houston, $1.50 for passage from Houston to Cat Spring, $48.00 for boarding Branecky in Europe for four months before the voyage, $12.00 for boarding him in Texas for one month before he started work, $27.00 for doing his laundry for 18 months, $15.00 for medicine and care during a five day illness, $16.30 for five shirts, five pairs of pants, and one pair of shoes, and $1.30 for chewing and smoking tobacco.