Haden Edwards received his empressario contract from the Mexican government in 1825. He come across old settlers. Edwards's contract required him to respect the property rights of all settlers who had legal titles to their land.
The Grass Fight
On February 24, Mexican forces began firing on the Alamo. Travis sent out several request for help. Historians estimate that there werre about 200 soldiers defending the Alamo,
Battle of Velasco
On April 20 the Texans camped in a grove of live oak trees on high ground, with a wide field in front of them. The only way the Mexicans could attack them would be to cross the field. Santa Anna also set up a camp, and were then spotted by the Texas troops, who were partially hidden by the grove and trees.
The Mier y Teran Report
The Meir Y Tier REport
November 26 Erastus Smith, one of Burleson's scouts, rode into camp. It was known that 100 Mexican soldiers with pack animals were headed to San Antonio, and there was also a rumor going around that they the soldiers were also carrying silver with them. Burleson sent troops to go seize there silver but then realized that there was never any silver it was just grass
On June 26, 1832, fighting broke out. After three days, the Mexicans soldiers ran out of ammo and had to surrender. The colonist then won the Battle of Velasco.
Mier y Teran began his inspection tour in Lerando in early 1828 and arrived in San Antonio on March 1. The tour continued and the general wrote a report to the president of Mexico. The report was then called the Mier Y Teran Report