Freeeman h 52-2

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Freeeman h 52-2

  1. 1. Austin’s colony By: Hunter Freeman
  2. 2. My Journey To Texas• Came from Ohio in a covered wagon.• Was a long hard trip.• I reached Louisiana and then sailed to the Gulf.• Then hitched a ride to San Felipe.
  3. 3. My Arrival• By the time me and my family arrived it was cold.• After the cost of the boat ride we had $1000.• We owned 1840 acres of land with a creek running through the land.
  4. 4. 1822• Paid my first yearly payment of $73.6 .• Spent $200 on cattle and cotton.• Spent $300 on lumber• Had a good year!
  5. 5. 1822• Made a profit of $1,526.6 !• Had enough money for the next year.• Lumber did the best because it was a cold winter and people demanded for lumber.
  6. 6. 1823• Paid second payment of $73.6 .• Had $1,452.8 after paying my land payment!• Spent $100 on crops and lumber and spent $800 on cattle
  7. 7. 1823• There was a problem with Texas and Mexico with cotton so it did not do good.• Lumber wasnt in need so much any more.• And cattle did great and sold for good money .
  8. 8. 1824• Paid my last land payment of $73.6 .• Started with$2,029.2 .• I put$1,529 on cotton.• Also I put $150 on cattle and lumber.
  9. 9. 1824• Made a good profit of $5,187 .• Me and my family were doing great and the boy were having fun farming!• A new bumper crop was produced!
  10. 10. My Town• My town I stayed in was San Felipe.• It was in Texas.• It thrived and was by a river!
  11. 11. My Conclusion• Over all I did good I am staying here me and my family!• Made a good load of money.• I am glad that I qualified for the land and my family was to!
  12. 12. Resources• http://office.microsoft.com/en- us/images/?CTT=97

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