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586,412 sq. mi.

$10,000,000

Note: As part of the Compromise of 1850, Texas ceded its disputed western lands to the United States in return for $10 million, which was to be used in part for paying off Texas's outstanding debt to bondholders from its Republic period. Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970, Part 1 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1975), 428.

Note: As part of the Compromise of 1850, Texas ceded its disputed western lands to the United States in return for $10 million, which was to be used in part for paying off Texas's outstanding debt to bondholders from its Republic period. Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970, Part 1 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1975), 428.

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