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Title: Señor doctor Aquielo Parra
Creator: Acevedo, Tomás
Publication Info: Tumaco : Imprenta E. Acevedo, April 12, 1878.
Physical Details: 35 x 23 cm

Summary: Tomás Acevedo, a general, writes in support of Dr. Aquielo Parra's recent presidency (April 1 1876-April 1 1878). Declares Parra always acted in favor of the nation and followed the constitution, calling his presidency heroic.
Historical Notes: Aquielo Parra was one of several Radical Liberal presidents who held office from 1867-1880. He was known for expanding the northern railroad system and increasing public education institutions, programs started by prior Radical Liberal presidents. Vasquéz V., Claudia. “Parra, Aquileo.” Gran Enciclopedia de Colombia. Bogota, DC; online: Circulo de Lectores; Banco de la República, 1991.

Subject(s): Liberalism -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century
Federal government -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century
Decentralization in government -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century
Parra, Aquileo, 1825-1900

Type: Broadside
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: B01126
Record Number: 376