Moses has been compared to his namesake as to his role in Texas's founding
mythos, in that he led the chosen people ...
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. October 4, 1761–June 10, 1821. Moses Austin, the patriarch of
Anglo settlement in Texas, died before his colonial dream became a reality.
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 ...
Old 300 Families; Moses Austin's Colony; First US Settlers to come to Texas in
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 was the first legal settlement of North American families in ...
Stephen F. Austin's father, Moses, laid the foundation for this colony in Texas
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 ...
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.
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.