Detailed Description

Title: Mensaje del Presidente de la República al Congreso de 1849
Creator: Mosquera, T. C. de (Tomás Cipriano), 1798-1878
Osorio, Alejandro
Barriga, J. M.
Arjona, R. M.
Pinzón, C.
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta de Ancisar Pardo, 1849.
Physical Details: 47 p. ; 31 5/10 x 22 cms.
Physical Condition: Wrappers worn, slightly yellowed, interior pages, good.

Summary: President Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera provides a report of his last year in office for this presidential period. The document includes information and comments on education, on transportation infrastructure, and on the state of government buildings and universities. Mosquera also evaluates the fiscal situation of the nation.
Historical Notes: General Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera was born in Popayán in 1798. He was President of Nueva Granada from 1845-1849 and 1861-1863. As a military leader in 1861 he led the only armed rebellion against the state in the 19th century. As president he introduced free trade and anti-clerical legislation. Davis, Robert 1993 Mosquera y Arboleda, Tomás Cipriano. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 338. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: General Mosquera's final message to the congress, recounting the achievements of his regime, 1845-1849 - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Presidents -- Colombia -- Messages
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1832-1858

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01676
Record Number: 250