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*.* That the Texas General Land Office has had a Spanish translator on staff since
*. That the largest land grant made in the state of Texas was the 600,000-acre
Agostadero de San Juan de Carricitos?
** That land grants called porciones-long, tapered strips that bordered the riverwere
given to ranchers and farmers who needed access to water for grazing and
** That the current state Capitol was built in exchange for 3 million acres of land in
the Texas Panhandle? Today, that land is valued at $7 billion.
* That the Haley Library in Midland houses one of the four known bells that hung
over the Alamo?
** That, according to state law, if a Texas Ranger or someone possessing a Ranger
badge gave it away or bought it prior to 1987, it can be held, passed down, or
donated, but not sold or traded?
** That Texas Ranger or Department of Public Safety badges that do not resemble
the badge that officers currently use are legal to buy, sell, and trade? However, it is
reported that 99 percent of those badges on the market are fakes.
**+ That the current design of the Texas Ranger badge has been in use since 1961-62?
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