The Topical Categories by Year - Texas Law
Assessment of property for taxation
1833 - General Provisions, Article 28
1845 - Article VII, section 27
1861 - Article VII, section 27
1866 - Article VII, section 27
1868 - Article VII, section 25
1869 - Article XII, section XX;   Article XII, section XXVIII
1876 - Article VIII, section 18;   Article VIII, sections 11-12
 
County Creation
1845 - Article VII, section 34
1861 - Article VII, section 34
1866 - Article VII, section 34
1868 - Article VII, section 31
1876 - Article IX, section 1
  
Land. See private property; public property; titles to land
 
Patents and Copyrights
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
1836 - Article II, section 3
 
Personal property, protection of
1845 - Article VII, section 28
1861 - Article VII, section 28
1866 - Article VII, section 28
1876 - Article XVI, section 49
 
Poll tax
1869 - Article IX, section VI
1876 - Article VI, section 3; Article VII, section 3; Article VIII, section 1
 
Confiscation of property, protection from
1824 - Title V, Section 7, Article 147
1827 - Title III, Article 189
 
Private property for asylums
1866 - Article X, section 9

Continuity of law from Republic
1845 - Article VII, section 21; Article XIII, section 4

Court-ordered sales of
1868 - Article VII, section 34

Exemptions for
1876 - Article III, section 56

Grants to immigrants
1868 - Article IX, section 3

Head-right claims
1845 - Article XI
1861 - Article XI
1866 - Article XI

Restrictions on government sales of
1868 - Article VII, section 20; Article VII, sections 26-27
1869 - Article XII, sections XXI-XXII; Article XII, section XL
1876 - Article VIII, section 13; Article VIII, section 15
See also homesteads; property rights; taxation; titles to land
 
Private schooling
1869 - Article IX, section V
1876 - Article VII, section 5
  
Property rights for blacks
1866 - Article VIII, section 1

Compensation for public appropriation
1833 - General Provisions, Article 17
1845 - Article I, section 14
1861 - Article I, section 14
1866 - Article I, section 14
1868 - Article I, section 14
1869 - Article I, section XIV
1876 - Article I, section 17

Continuity of
1845 - Article VII, section 20
1861 - Article VII, sections 20-21
1876 - Article XVI, section 18

and disposition of unclaimed lands
1833 - General Provisions, Article 31

Inheritance rights
1833 - General Provisions, Article 10
1836 - General Provisions, section 10
1876 - Article I, section 21; Article III, section 56; Article XVI, section 52

Protection of
1827 - Title II, Section I, Article 113
1833 - General Provisions, Article 6; General Provisions, Article 17
1845 - Article I, section 16
1868 - Article VII, section 20; Article VII, sections 26-27
1869 - Article III, section XXV; Article XII, sections XXI-XXII; Article XII, section XL
1876 - Article VIII, section 13; Article VIII, section 15

Railroad stock
1876 - Article X, section 4

Spanish and Mexican land titles
1876 - Article XIII

and suffrage rules
1876 - Article VI, section 3

Women's
1845 - Article VII, section 19
1861 - Article VII, section 19
1866 - Article VII, section 19
1868 - Article VII, section 19
1869 - Article XII, section XIV
1876 - Article XVI, section 15
See also homesteads; search and seizure
 
Property taxes county level
1868 - Article VII, section 40

General provisions
1827 - Title IV, Article 204
1833 - General Provisions, Article 28
1861 - Article VII, section 27
1866 - Article VII, section 27
1868 - Article VII, section 24
1869 - Article XII, sections XIX-XXII
1876 - Article VIII, section 1

Public school funding
1845 - Article X, section 2
1861 - Article X, section 2
1866 - Article X, section 7
1868 - Article XII, section 7
1869 - Article IX, section VII
1876 - Article VII, section 3
 
Public property and church/state separation
1876 - Article I, section 7

Control and allocation of
1833 - General Provisions, Article 31
1836 - General Provisions, section 10; Provisional Government, Articles XIV-XV; Provisional Government, Articles XVIII-XX
1845 - Article XII
1861 - Article XII
1866 - Article XII
1868 - Article IX, section 1
1869 - Article IV, section XXII; Article X
1876 - Article IV, section 1; Article XIV

For education
1845 - Article X, sections 3-4
1861 - Article X, sections 3-4
1866 - Article X, sections 2-4; Article X, section 6
1868 - Article XII, section 8
1869 - Article IX, section VI; Article IX, section VIII
1876 - Article VII, section 2; Article VII, section 6; Article VII, section 9; Article VII, section 11

Exemptions for
1876 - Article VIII, section 2; Article XI, section 9

Legislative powers
1827 - Title I, Section IV, Article 97
1876 - Article XII, section 3-5

Municipal
1876 - Article XI, section 2

Reversion of private to public
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Article 15

Seat of government appropriation
1876 - Article XVI, section 57
See also General Land Office

Tax assessor/collector
1833 - Legislature, Article 54
1836 - Article I, section 24
1845 - Article III, section 26; Article VII, section 29
1861 - Article III, section 26; Article VII, section 29
1866 - Article III, section 25; Article VII, section 29
1868 - Article III, section 24; Article VII, section 32
1869 - Article III, section XXXI; Article XII, section XXVIII
1876 - Article III, section 20; Article III, section 56; Article VIII, section 14; Article VIII, section 16

Taxation general provisions
1827 - Title IV, Articles 204-210
1833 - General Provisions, Article 28
1845 - Article VII, section 27
1861 - Article VII, section 27
1866 - Article VII, sections 27-29
1868 - Article VII, section 24
1869 - Article XII, sections XIX-XXII
1876 - Article VIII

and law formation
1824 - Title III, Section 6, Article 51

Legislative powers
1833 - Legislature, Article 59
1876 - Article III, section 56

Legitimate purposes
1876 - Article III, section 48

Local government powers
1876 - Article XI, sections 4-7

President's oversight role
1824 - Title IV, Section 4, Article 110

Public school funding
1845 - Article X, section 2
1866 - Article X, section 7
1868 - Article XII, section 7
1869 - Article IX, sections VI-VII
1876 - Article VII, section 3; Article XI, section 10
road construction and upkeep
1869 - Article XII, section XLVI
  
Titles to land continuity of rights
1833 - General Provisions, Article 24
1845 - Article VII, section 21
1861 - Article VII, section 21

Head-right claims
1845 - Article XI
1861 - Article XI
1866 - Article XI

Management of
1836 - General Provisions, section 10
1845 - Article XII
1861 - Article XII
1866 - Article XII
1868 - Article IX, sections 1-2
1869 - Article X, sections II-IV
1876 - Article XIV

and seat of government
1866 - Article III, section 33

Spanish and Mexican
1836 - General Provisions, section 10
1876 - Article XIII; Article XIV, section 8

Translation for Republic
1836 - General Provisions, section 7

Towns and cities. See cities and towns
 
Treaties, power to make
President's vs. Congress's
1836 - Article VI, sections 5
 
Initial actions of state of Texas
1845 - Article XIII, section 8

Land regulation
1869 - Article III, section 25
1876 - Article XIV, section 1; Article XIV, section 3
See also homesteads
Taxation responsibilities
1845 - Article VII, section 27-29
1861 - Article VII, sections 27-29
1866 - Article VII, section 27-29
1868 - Article VII, section 24
1869 - Article XII, section XIX
1876 - Article VIII, section 1; Article VIII, section 2; Article VIII, section 4; Article VIII, section 10; Article VIII, sections 17-18
See also amendments; Congress of Coahuila and Texas; Congress of the Republic of Texas; Congress of the United Mexican States
 
Liens for craftsmen's services
1876 - Article XVI, section 37

Restrictions on legislature
1876 - Article III, sections 54-56
  
Local governments
ayuntamientos
1827 - Title I, Section II, Articles 47-66; Title II, Section VII, Articles 155-167
1833 - Executive, Article 72

and building of railroads on public ways
1876 - Article X, section 7

Chartering of cities and towns
1876 - Article XI, sections 4-5

Court creation by legislature
1869 - Article V, section I
1876 - Article V, section 1

District assemblies, Coahuila and Texas
1827 - Title I, Section II, Articles 67-77

Municipal assemblies, Coahuila and Texas
1827 - Title I, Section II, Articles 47-66

Powers and responsibilities of
1876 - Article XI, sections 3-10

Railroad taxation
1876 - Article VIII, section 5

Restrictions on state power over
1869 - Article III, section XXV
1876 - Article III, section 56

Right to prohibit sale of alcoholic beverages
1876 - Article XVI, section 20

Special revenue needs for coastal areas
1876 - Article XI, sections 7-8

Suffrage rules
1876 - Article VI, section 3

Taxation powers and restrictions
1876 - Article VIII, section 1
 
ayuntamientos
1827 - Title I, Section II, Articles 47-66; Title II, Section VII, Articles 155-167
1833 - Executive, Article 7
 
Alienation in fee, public school lands
1845 - Article X, section 3
 
Common-law marriage
1868 - Article VII, section 37
1869 - Article XII, section XXVII

Common law of England as basis for Republic's law
1836 - Article IV, section 13
 
Contracts civil suits in inferior courts
1845 - Article IV, section 18

Preservation of obligations
1833 - General Provisions, Article 9
1836 - Declaration of Rights
1845 - Article I, section 14
1861 - Article I, section 14
1866 - Article I, section 14
1868 - Article I, section 14; Article VII, section 46
1869 - Article I, section XIV
1876 - Article I, section 16

Restrictions on legislative participation
1876 - Article III, section 18

Transition activities to State of Texas
1845 - Article XIII, section 2
 
Copyrights and patents, legislative responsibility for
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
1836 - Article II, section 3