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

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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 figure.

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.

The Battle for Moses Austin - Texas State Cemetery

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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 ...

Austin, Moses - Infoplease

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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

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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 ...

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 ...

the Life of Moses Austin - SFA ScholarWorks

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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 w...

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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 | 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 ...

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 ...