The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 1 Page: 236
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Laws and Decrees of Coahuila and Texas.
FORM, No. 3.
Municipality of Rent Office or Agency.
Abstract and recapitulation of the number of persons assessed, and
amount of the direct tax, which this Ayuntamiento has delivered to this
Agency, Receiver's Office, or Clerk's Office during the several thirds of
the year of the date.
Number of persons assessed. Amounts.
Those of three dollars 9 27 0 0
Of one, 80 80 00
Of four rials 280 140 0 0
369 247 0 0
Of three dollars, 12 36 0 0
1 34 34 0 0
4 rials, 180 90 0 0
226 160 0 0
Of three dollars 18 54
1, 50 50
On the first third, 369 247
Second, 226 160
Last, 068 104
Deduct the ten per. cent. assigned the Ayuntamiento by article 22
of the law on the subject. 511
051 0 10
Net, in favor of the State, 459 7 2
DECREE No. 91.
The Congress of the State of Coahuila and Texas, taking into view the
declining state of its internal trade, caused mostly by the arrival
of foreigners in the market, and wishing to prevent as far as possible
the ruin of those of their constituents who are engaged in this occupation,
find their business rendered ineffectual, also to encourage their
trade-has thought proper to decree as follows:
ART. 1. Foreign merchants, of whatever nation, not naturalized in
the republic of Mexico, are hereby prohibited from retailing goods
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