While researching La Villa de Mier I came across a very interesting transcript of a document between Stephen F. Austin and Jose Andres Ramirez a resident of La Villa de Mier.
The document is an agreement where Stephen F. Austin agrees to pay up to fifty mares to Andres Ramirez at full price and or one hundred if the other … Read the rest
Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara is a Texas hero, but you probably have never heard about him. His name is not mentioned in Texas history classrooms, at least that was my experience. Luckily for us we have Antonio Lopez to tell us more about him. Mr Lopez grew up hearing stories, about Don Bernardo, from his own grandmother. Join us in … Read the rest
The following is an 1888 description of Mier, Tamaulipas and a listing of the 40 ranches that existed in the municipality.
I found it looking over the Diccionario Geografico, Hitorico, y Biografico de Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos by Antonio Garcia Cubas and this is what I found for Mier. I thought it was interesting and worth sharing with you.
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