Transcript of Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (1848) [CLICK HERE]
In the said territories, property of every kind, now belonging to Mexicans not established. there, shall be inviolably respected. The. present owners, the heirs of these, and all. Mexicans who may hereafter acquire said. property by contract shall enjoy with respect. to it guarantees equally ample as if the same. belonged to citizens of the United States. Article VIII, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.