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Decree approved April 6, 1830, repealing colonization law of March 24, 1825

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04252 Author/Creator: Place Written: Mexico City Type: Document Date: 1830/04/06 Pagination: 3 p. + docket. 29.9 x 20.3 cm

Summary of Content: Printed document, provides for colonization contracts by Mexican empresarios in an attempt to staunch the flood of Anglo-American immigration to Texas. Also abolishes slavery and places Mexican troops in Texas. References: "Handbook" 2: 154; Eberstadt 162: 161; Streeter 759.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Government and CivicsLatin and South AmericaImmigration and MigrationLawTexasWestward ExpansionFrontiers and ExplorationContractAbolitionAfrican American HistorySlaveryMilitary History

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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