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Title: Gaceta de Quito Num.66
Publication Info: Quito : , July 03, 1830.
Physical Details: 21 1/2 x 31 1/2 cm
Physical Condition: Creased pages, light stains, smudges.

Summary: Obituary of General Antonio Jose de Sucre, assassinated on June 4. Laments his death and includes a patriotic song.
Historical Notes: Sucre was assassinated on June 4, 1830, in Berruecos, killed by 2 bullets to the head and one to the heart. General Flores had fabricated the assassination plan in an attempt to separate the southern part of Nueva Granada into an independent nation. As recently as six days prior to his assassination, Sucre had written a letter to his friend Sr. General Vicente Aguirre about the need to improve the interior's administration to increase unity. Sherwell, Guillermo Antonio. Antonio José de Sucre (Gran Mariscal de Ayaucho) Hero and Martyr of American Independence: A Sketch of His Life. Washington, D.C.: Press of Byron S. Adams. 1924. Pp. 199-200.

Subject(s): Sucre, Antonio José de, 1795-1830
Colombia -- History -- 1822-1832
Colombia -- History, Military
Death -- Social aspects -- Colombia

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: NA
Record Number: 629