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BOUNTY CERTIFICATES

BOUNTY CERTIFICATES. Bounty certificates were issued to soldiers and to families of deceased soldiers by the republic and the state of Texas in payment for military service. The size of the grant varied according to circumstances from 160 to 1,280 acres. See land grants.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Reuben McKitrick, The Public Land System of Texas, 1823–1910 (Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin, Economics and Political Science Series 10.1 [February 1918]).

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Bounty Certificates," accessed December 07, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/mnb01.

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