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 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
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.
Hard times caused him to go to Texas in 1820 and get the Spanish governor's ...
The grant was confirmed in 1821, but Moses Austin died without realizing his ...
May 14, 2011 ... Moses Austin was a native of Connecticut, born at the village of ... Stephen Fuller
Austin, the future colonial empresario of Texas, was born.
Old 300 Families; Moses Austin's Colony; First US Settlers to come to Texas in
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
Stephen Fuller Austin, founder of Anglo-American Texas, son of Moses and
Maria .... of inducing immigrants to come to his colonies, Austin's most absorbing
labor was devoted to the .... Judged by historical standards, Austin did a great
Fossey, W. R. (1978) "Toward the Vision of Austina: the Life of Moses Austin,"
East ... in the Mexican province of Texas and thus drove the entering wedge of
Anglo- .... 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.