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Title: Mensaje del presidente del estado soberano de Antioquia dirige a la legislatura en sus sesiones ordinarias de 1869
Creator: Berrío, Pedro Justo, 1827-1875
Publication Info: Medellín : Imprenta del Estado, 1869.
Physical Details: 25 p. ; 28 x 20 8/10 cms.
Physical Condition: No wrappers. Title pages spotted, worn, god-eared on edges. Inside pages are fair to good, though some, dog-earing.

Summary: This report offers detailed information on the administrative entities of the government of the Antioquia State at the end of the 1869 legislative term. Written by the President (Governor) of Antioquia, Pedro Berrío, the report acknowledged the internal violent conflict in the Estados Unidos de Colombia and provides Berrío’s summation of the national political situation. Berrío pointed to the political and civil unrest to explain some of the fiscal difficulties over the period in question.
Historical Notes: Antioquia is located in northwest Colombia on the Caribbean coast and the Gulf of Urabá. It has been an important commercial center since the 16th century. It became a sovereign state in 1856, and the Departmento de Antioquia was created in 1886. Davis, Robert 1993 Antioquia. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 63-4. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: The report of the President (Governor) of Antioquia on its condition in 1869. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Antioquia (Colombia : State) -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Governors -- Colombia -- Antioquia (State) -- Messages
Antioquia (Colombia : Department) -- History -- 19th century
Berrío, Pedro Justo, 1827-1875
Added Entries: Antioquia (Colombia : State). Presidente

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01217
Record Number: 135
Islandora ID: islandora:9301