Moses Austin is not defeated and had profited once by moving to Spanish land.
Stephen F. Austin is austin's son and he doubts his father's plans, but knows he is name determined.
Baron de Bastrop is a Dutch buissness man.
Erasmo Seguin is a rancher and the alcalde of the town, led by Austin's to governor Martinez.
Cotton gins; devices that separate cotton fibers from seeds.
Militia; an army made up of citizens who serve when nessacary.
The first settlers to Austins colony arrived at 1821, Andrew Robinson and his family were perhaps the first to reach the colony.
Austin's determination and willingness to work with the Mexican officials won him success, and in the end his colony was the only one ever to operate under that and Imperial colonization law.
Austin traveled again and the journey was more than 1000 miles through rugged and dangerous land, and at one point some 50 Comanches captured Austin's group, but the party was released unharmed!
Austin was able to maintain his colony under the old law and in April 1823 he headed back to Texas.