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Moses Austin

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Moses has been compared to his namesake as to his role in Texas's founding mythos, in that he led the chosen people ...

AUSTIN, MOSES | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State ...

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Jun 9, 2010 ... AUSTIN, MOSES (1761–1821). Moses Austin, founder of the American lead industry and the first man to obtain permission to bring ...

Moses Austin | Humanities Texas

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Moses Austin. October 4, 1761–June 10, 1821. Moses Austin, the patriarch of Anglo settlement in Texas, died before his colonial dream became a reality. Austin ...

Why did Moses Austin come to Texas? | Reference.com

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Moses Austin came to Texas, which was owned by Spain at the time, to establish an American colony. His dream was short-lived because he died two months ...

Texas History|Moses Austin Colony|First 300 Families to Settle In ...

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Old 300 Families; Moses Austin's Colony; First US Settlers to come to Texas in 1821.

Stephen Austin's contract to bring settlers to Texas, 1825 | The ...

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In order to settle Texas in the 1820s, the Mexican government allowed ... Moses and Stephen Austin contracted to bring “500 families on the vacant lands ...

Austin's Colony

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Austin's Colony was the first legal settlement of North American families in ... Stephen F. Austin's father, Moses, laid the foundation for this colony in Texas during ...

Texas Empresarios. - Texas Escapes

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Oct 1, 2011 ... Moses Austin left the governor's palace, a near broken man, his dreams ... to Texas, and in fact, many of those who had come were returning to Mexico. ... The first thing Stephen did upon his arrival in San Antonio in August of ...

Toward the Vision of Austina: the Life of Moses Austin - SFA ...

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Austin's journey to Texas, undertaken in the last year of his life, was the first step in the ... found-nor in my poor Opinion--did the wise disposer ofall things ever ... settlers to come to Spanish territory and offering land grants.14 Austin decided to.

Moses Austin and the Mexican Government - Texas Genealogy and ...

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This vast territory once belonged to Mexico, at the time of Moses Austin's visit to Texas, ... laws, making rapid strides of progress but a change was now to come.

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Moses Austin asks Spanish for Texas colony - Dec 26, 1820 ...

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On this day in History, Moses Austin asks Spanish for Texas colony on Dec 26, 1820. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Moses Austin - Historic Missourians - The State Historical Society of ...

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Moses Austin was an American merchant and lead miner who brought ... on the frontiers of Virginia and Missouri, and laid plans for the colonization of Texas. divider ... of buying and selling on credit, since cash was often hard to come by at this time. .... Moses tried placing Stephen F. in charge of the mine, but it did not help.

A Guide to the Austin Papers: The Moses and Stephen F. Austin ...

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Suffering from pneumonia contracted in Texas, Moses Austin died on June 10, 1821. His final wishes were that his son, Stephen, carry on with his plans to ...