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Title: Leyes i decretos expedidos por la Asamblea Constituyente en sus sesiones de 1866
Creator: Santander (Colombia : State)
Publication Info: Socorro : Imprenta de Arenas i Cancino, 1867.
Physical Details: 112 p. ; 22 x 13 5/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Fair, badly ink-stained bottom right hand from wrapper to end, in diminishing scale, but all legible.

Summary: Victoriano de D. Paredes, the President of the State of Santander, here publishes the decrees and laws passed by the Constitutional Assembly in 1866. These laws and decrees deal with administrative changes, state borders, education, civil and penal law, infrastructure, law enforcement, the creation of new villages, public lands and finances. Some of these decrees and laws increase the president’s powers.
Historical Notes: The state of Santander was located in eastern Colombia. It was established in 1857, and became the Department of Santander in 1886. Santander was reduced in size in 1911 when its northern portion separated to become the Department of Norte de Santander. Davis, Robert 1993 Santander. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 313. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: The laws adopted by the State of Santander's constituent Assembly in 1866. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Law -- Colombia -- Santander (Department)
Santander (Colombia : Department) -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Added Entries: Santander (Colombia : State). Laws, etc.

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01757
Record Number: 319
Islandora ID: islandora:19736