The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 54, July 1950 - April, 1951 Page: 300
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area, inaugurated on the banks of Garcitas Creek more than a
century before, was ended.47
470berste, History of Refugio Mission, 326. Although the formal secularization
of the missions was thus accomplished, the distribution of their lands continued
to prove a problem for state, provincial, and municipal authorities. Despite
numerous protests from Goliad citizens, action on the various land petitions was
not taken, and no definite method of distribution was devised until May, 1831.
Then the state legislature issued Decree 177 authorizing the government to dispose
of the mission lands in accordance with the colonization law of the state then
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