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Territory : Puerto Rico
The arms refer to the war of the local Indian chiefs against the Spanish. The crown symbolises the local chief Jumacao, the two groups of arrows the two wars. The arrows at the same time were one of the symbols of the Spanish Kings. The escutcheon shows the initials HIS, referring to the local parish church.
Literature : Information and copies received from Juan Morales, Florida, USA.
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