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 born in Durham, Connecticut, on October 4, 1761. ... lifelong
practice 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
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
During the early 1900's, the Texas State Cemetery underwent a revitalization that
was led by the efforts of O. B. Colquitt. He was determined to bring the ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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- .... settlers to come to Spanish territory and offering land grants.14 Austin
decided to ... Austin did not include himself in his perceptive observation of the