Detailed Description

Title: Misión del Jeneral Castelli a Bogotá: documentos referentes a quejas del gobierno venezolano al gobierno granadino
Creator: Castelli, Carlos Luis, 1790-1860
Pombo, Lino de, 1797-1862
Cuéllar, Francisco J.
Mallarino, M. M.
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta del Neo-Granadino, 1855.
Physical Details: 120 p. ; 27x17 5/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Aside from the stamp of the Venezuelan Legation in Bogotá, and José Manuel Restrepo's name and the date, nearly a mint copy.

Summary: Carlos Luis Castelli, a renowned Italian general who participated in several Latin American independence battles, presented to the government of Colombia a collection of documents to prove that the Venezuelan territorial rights had been violated. He provides a detailed account of these alleged violations which involved several areas and towns along Nueva Granada’s Venezuelan border. Additional documents include the treaties that were infringed and the lawsuits that Venezuela had filed regarding each of these violations.
Historical Notes: After Independence Gran Colombia was formed by Venezuela, Ecuador and Colombia, including what is now Panama. After several failed attempts for conciliation between centralists and federalists, Venezuela separated from Gran Colombia in March 1830 followed by Ecuador one month after. Arango Luis Angel, Biblioteca Virtual 1830 Proclamación de la separación de Venezuela de la Gran Colombia. Bogotá: Banco de la República.
Donor Notes: Documents which sought to prove Venezuela's case in her dispute, 1854-55, with New Granada, over mutual troop incursions across each other's borders. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Venezuela -- Foreign relations -- Colombia
Colombia -- Foreign relations -- Venezuela
Venezuela -- Politics and government -- 1830-1935
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1832-1858

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01712
Record Number: 153
OCLC Number: 1610510