With heading: Gobierno Supremo del Estado Libre de Coahuila y Texas. [Decree No. 70 of the Congreso consitucional, passed January 13, 1829, and promulgated on January 22 by Governor Viesca, providing that lands acquired under federal or state colonization laws "shall not be subject to the payment of debts contracted previous to the acquisition of said lands." Dated and signed at end:] Leóna Vicario, 22 de Enero de 1829. José María Viesca. Santiago del Valle Secretario.