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Title: Señor Jnal. Tomás C. de Mosquera
Creator: Bonilla, José A.
Publication Info: Popayán : s.n., April 30, 1856.
Physical Details: 21 x 13 5/10 cm

Summary: An invitation from José A. Bonilla, president of the Artisans' Society, to Tomás C. de Mosquera. Bonilla invites Mosquera to become an honorary member of the Society and asks for a financial contribution to help build a library.
Historical Notes: The Artisans' Society formed in 1847 at the same time as other workers' organizations. Compromised of primarily middle class urban workers and businessmen, the Society became an important force in Colombian politics, supporting the nascent Liberal Party during elections. Many Liberal Party politicians were also members of the Society. Bushnell, David. The Making of Modern Colombia : A Nation in Spite of Itself. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1993.

Subject(s): Artisans -- Political activity -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century
Mosquera, T. C. de (Tomás Cipriano), 1798-1878
Related Items in the Collection: Señor Antonio Arroyo

Type: Broadside
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: B00630
Record Number: 438