JANUARY 3, 1823

Stone, Ron
January 1984
Book of Texas Days;1984, p3
The article chronicles the history of Texas colonized under Mexico during the nineteenth century. On January 3, 1823, the Mexican Congress passed a law that would open the floodgates to immigration in Mexican Texas, at least for a while. The law of Imperial Colonization invited immigrants of Roman Catholic faith to settle in Mexico. The law spelled out the requirements and limitation of immigration.


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