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NUEVO LAREDO MEXICO TO LIMIT

This territory was part of the Nuevo Santander and understood what would become Tamaulipas, part of Nuevo Leon and southern Texas , it was one of the last provinces in northern New Spain. When Don José Escandon was governor of Tamaulipas, was responsible for founding towns like Camargo , Reynosa , Laredo and many more along the Rio Grande. The May 15, 1755 he ordered Captain Thomas Sanchez of Laredo founded St. Augustine , who with three families received permission to settle near a ford used by Indians reeds . In 1767 officially given the name

Villa de San Agustin de Laredo, in honor to a town in Santander, Spain , native land of General Escandon . Now , Laredo listed as one of the few surviving Spanish colonies north of the river . With the annexation of Texas in 1845 , Laredo became the EU , there was war , and in that time several prominent citizens asked laredenses Laredo continue to be a Mexican village . Many of these people who wanted to retain their citizenship, crossed the river to settle on the Mexican side . On 15 July unveiled
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