The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934 Page: 214
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214 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
He went through unusual experiences, made friends in high
places, and saw strange lands-China, Babylon and Bagdad, the
Missouri frontier, and finally Mexico and Texas. He early gained
financial independence, lost it in middle life, but in his later
years, secured a large estate to leave to his children. All this
was not without struggle, privation, and even disaster. Such was
the price he paid for adventure.
Today, in this age of mechanized and routine living, when
adventure in thought and action is more consistently and scien-
tifically avoided than contagious disease, Henry Austin is worthy
of admiration as an individual who dared leave the grooved, well-
marked track followed by ordinary men.
Louisiana State University.
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Texas State Historical Association & Barker, Eugene C. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934, periodical, 1934; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101094/m1/233/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.