Colombia--Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Simon Bolivar Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0835
Overview This collection contains a commission signed by Simon Bolivar naming Jose Duran as Captain of the Escuadron dated July 22, 1824.
Dates: 1824 July 22

Pantaleon Gutierrez y Diaz de Quijano Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0954
Overview This collection contains a letter from Pantaleon Gutierrez y Diaz de Quijano, the Mayor of Bogota from 1796-1797, to the Mayor of the town of Choconta regarding judicial action in a criminal case against Manuel Mariño. The letter is dated 1796 May 12.
Dates: 1796 May 12

Jannon's Lettres de Carthagene

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0898
Overview This collection consists of 6 letters written from Cartagena, Colombia by Jannon, a French merchant, describing revolutionary-era South America. The letters reflect political intensity between supporters of the liberation movement led by Simon Bolivar and those of Vice President Francisco José de Paula Santander y Omaña over Bolivar's attempt to reform the 1821 constitution.
Dates: 1828 January-June

 

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