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. This section needs additional citations for verification Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources Unsourced material may be challenged and removed, Main article: District of Columbia retrocession, In 1800 Spain's colonial province of Texas (Tejas) had few inhabitants with only about 7,000 non-Indian settlers the Spanish crown developed a policy of colonization to more effectively control the territory After independence the Mexican government implemented the policy granting Moses Austin a banker from Missouri a large tract of land in Texas Austin died before he could bring his plan of recruiting American settlers for the land to fruition but his son Stephen F Austin brought over 300 American families into Texas. This started the steady trend of migration from the United States into the Texas frontier Austin's colony was the most successful of several colonies authorized by the Mexican government the Mexican government intended the new settlers to act as a buffer between the Tejano residents and the Comanches but the non-Hispanic colonists tended to settle where there was decent farmland and trade connections with American Louisiana which the United States had acquired in the Louisiana Purchase rather than further west where they would have been an effective buffer against the Indians. !