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Title: Informe del presidente constitucional del Estado Soberano de Bolívar a la Asamblea Legislativa en sus sesiones ordinarias de 1873
Creator: Santo Domingo Vila, R.
Publication Info: Cartagena : Imprenta de Ruíz e Hijos, 1873.
Physical Details: 40 p. ; 21 2/10 x 15 2/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Wrappers worn on edges, but quite fair, otherwise.

Summary: R. Santo Domingo Vila, the President of the state of Bolívar, here reports to the legislature on the situation of the state during the year 1873. The report includes extensive information concerning law enforcement, armed forces, finances, education, hospitals, and relations with the central government.
Historical Notes: The state of Bolívar was located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia parallel to the lower Magdalena River. The Department of Bolívar was established in 1886, and was reduced in size in 1910, 1951, and 1966 with the formation of the new states of Atlántico, Córdoba and Sucre. Davis, Robert 1993 Bolívar, Departamento de. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 95. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: The Governor of Bolívar State on his charge, to the 1873 Assembly. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Bolívar (Colombia : Department) -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Governors -- Colombia -- Bolívar (Department) -- Messages

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01774
Record Number: 317
Islandora ID: islandora:7008