Republic of MexicoCoahuila y Texas
Birth of the DeWitt Colony
El Nacimiento de la Colonia de DeWitt
1825-1828
"Art. 1. All Foreigners, who...in virtue of the general law of 1824...which guarantees the security of their persons and property in the territory of the Mexican Nation, wish to remove to any of the settlements of the state of Coahuila y Tejas are at liberty to do so; and the said State invites and calls them."--Colonization Law 1824

"Art. 9. The introduction of foreigners across the northern frontier is prohibited under any pretext..."--Bustamante's Decree Apr 1830

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