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This Day in Texas History: Aaron Burr Acquitted of Treason

This Day in Texas History: Aaron Burr Acquitted of Treason October 20, 1807 On this day in 1807, the treason trial of Aaron Burr, former vice president of the United States and a minor player in Texas history, came to a characteristically ambiguous ending. After leaving the vice presidency in 1804, Burr made a tour…
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This Day in Texas History: U.S. Recognizes Republic of Texas Claims to Disputed Territory

This Day in Texas History: U.S. Recognizes Republic of Texas Claims to Disputed Territory April 25, 1838 On this day in 1838, the United States and the Republic of Texas signed the Convention of Limits, which recognized Texas claims to disputed territory in Red River County (the present Bowie, Red River, Franklin, Titus, Morris, and…
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