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WHITING, NATHANIEL (?–?). Nathaniel Whiting was a partner of Nathan Osborn as one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred families. On July 24, 1824, the pair received title to a league of land on the west bank of the Colorado River in what is now southern Colorado County. The census of 1826 classified Whiting as a farmer and stock raiser and a single man aged between twenty-five and forty.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Eugene C. Barker, ed., The Austin Papers (3 vols., Washington: GPO, 1924–28). Lester G. Bugbee, "The Old Three Hundred: A List of Settlers in Austin's First Colony," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 1 (October 1897).
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