Three abortive Anglo-American invasions during the first few years of the century indicated the future trend of events.
Austin established the first permanent Anglo-American settlement at San Felipe de Austin on the Brazos river.
Hahnel; the Postplatz, adorned by a Gothic fountain, by Semper; and the Bismarckplatz in the Anglo-American quarter.
In 1877 he was the Canadian nominee on the Anglo-American fisheries commission at Halifax, and rendered brilliant service.
The first Anglo-American settlement in Texas, established on the Brazos river in 1823 by members of the Austin colony, was San Felipe de Austin, now San Felipe.