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Civic heraldry of the United States > Puerto Rico
The three trees in the arms are the tree of Mary, a local tree and thus used as a canting symbol. The monogram is again a symbol for the St. Mary. The chain in the bordure is a symbol for the Lares uprising of 1868 against the Spanish occupation.
Literature : ? information and copies received from Juan Morales, Florida, USA.
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