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Title: Constitución i leyes del Estado Soberano de Bolívar. 1859, 1860 i 1861
Creator: Bolívar (Colombia : State)
Espriella, Juan Antonio de la
Real, Antonio del
Mercado, R.
Revollo, Francisco
Santo Domingo Vila, R.
Publication Info: Cartagena : Imprenta de Ruiz E. Hijo, 1861.
Physical Details: 41 p. ; 22 x 10 7/10 cms.
Physical Condition: No wrappers, but title and last pages are dirt-stained and some that are worn. Interior pages are fair.

Summary: Bolívar’s state government published its constitution as a member of the Confederación Granadina. The document reflects the organization the independent states adopted within a federalist system.
Historical Notes: The State of Bolívar is located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia parallel to the lower Magdalena River. The Department of Bolívar was established in 1886, and was reduced in size in 1910, 1951, and 1966 with the formation of the new states of Atlántico, Córdoba and Sucre. Davis, Robert 1993 Bolívar. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 95. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.
Donor Notes: This is a collection of the laws of Bolívar State, from 1859-1861, plus its very federalistic constitution. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Law -- Colombia -- Bolívar (Department)
Constitutions -- Colombia -- Bolívar (Department)
Bolívar (Colombia : Department) -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Added Entries: Bolívar (Colombia : State). Constitución
Bolívar (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: P01024
Record Number: 186
Islandora ID: islandora:2810