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Moses Austin (October 4, 1761 – June 10, 1821) was an American businessman who played a ... Moses Austin had many relatives who helped settle Texas, including Stephen F. Austin and Emily Austin Perry (daughter), Moses Austin Bryan ...

tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fau12

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

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/moses-austin-asks-spanish-for-texas-colony

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

www.humanitiestexas.org/programs/tx-originals/list/moses-austin

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 ...

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Moses Austin was an American merchant and lead miner who brought national ... 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. ... The state of Texas recognizes Moses Austin as an important historical figure.

www.reference.com/history/did-moses-austin-come-texas-fc4ad5b295369854

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 ...

www.forttumbleweed.net/old300.html

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

www.gilderlehrman.org/history-by-era/age-jackson/resources/stephen-austin%E2%80%99s-contract-bring-settlers-texas-1825

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 ...

www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utcah/00359/cah-00359.html

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 ...