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Title: La república I el Jeneral T. C. de Mosquera
Creator: Aguilar, Andrés
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta Echeverría Hermanos, 1856.
Physical Details: 12 p. ; 14 x 9 8/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Worn title page and last page, but fair-legible.

Summary: The document is part of the propaganda for General Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera’s presidential campaign and details his military successes. It emphasizes the achievements of General Mosquera during his first presidential term, such as the construction of the Panamá Railroad. It also describes how Mosquera promoted legislation for more “favorable” laws concerning tobacco production and commerce.
Historical Notes: General Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera was born in Popayán in 1798. He was President of Nueva Granada from 1845-1849 and 1861-1863. He was also a military leader and in 1861 led the only armed rebellion against the state in the 19th century. As president he introduced the free trade model as well as strong anti-clerical legislation. Davis, Robert 1993 Mosquera y Arboleda, Tomás Cipriano. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 338. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: A presidential campaign item in favor of a second presidency for General T.C. de Mosqera, written in 1856. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Mosquera, T. C. de (Tomás Cipriano), 1798-1878
Presidents -- Colombia -- Election
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1832-1858

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01684
Record Number: 106
Islandora ID: islandora:893