A Digest of the General Statute Laws of the State of Texas: to which are Subjoined the Repealed Laws of the Republic and State of Texas, By, Through, Or Under which Rights Have Accrued: Also, the Colonization Laws of Mexico, Coahuila and Texas, which Were in Force Before the Declaration of Independence by Texas

J. Marshall and Company, 1859 - 836 páginas

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