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November 19, 2012

Battle over Travis letter shines spotlight on Texas state archives

There's a new line drawn in the sand in the fight over exhibiting Lt. Col. William Barret Travis' iconic "victory or death" letter at the Alamo. State archive officials who have opposed exhibiting the fragile document believe that their concerns were justified last week when San Antonio police said a rare copy of the Texas Declaration of Independence might have been stolen from the Alamo.

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