On February 4, 1841, the Texas Congress approved a special measure entitled “A Law Granting Land to Immigrants.” It authorized the president of the Republic to sign a contract, commonly referred to as an Empresario Grant, with William S. Peters and associates for a tract of land in North Texas. Historian Seymour V. Connor asserted that this law “was the most important single act of the Republic.”
About Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney
Mr. Stephen Mendel is an attorney who focuses a substantial part of his practice on estate planning. Mr. Mendel’s guiding principle is to provide his clients with quality legal services tailored to each client’s specific needs and goals.