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Title: Defensa ante la nación del cargo que contra el señor Bernardo Espinosa se deduce, por infracción de la Constitución, en la acusación que se ha intentado ante el Senado de plenipotenciarios de Colombia, contra el gran Jeneral Presidente T. C. de Mosquera i otros funcionarios públicos Defensa que los artesanos de Bogotá i varios otros ciudadanos hacen al gran Jeneral T. C. de Mosquera, Presidente de los Estados Unidos de Colombia, ante sus compatriotas
Creator: Angel María, Galán
Zamarra, Juan Estevan
Espinosa, Bernardo
Aosemena, Pablo
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta de Gaitán, 1867.
Physical Details: 19 p. ; 24 9/10 x 17 cms.
Physical Condition: The item has been cut back, so the size is not accurate, it is overall, in good state

Summary: This pamphlet is a collection of three documents that accuse General Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera of questionable use of public funds, as well as accounts of those who defended him.
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. As a military leader in 1861 he led the only armed rebellion against the state in the 19th century. As president he introduced free trade and 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: Zamarra was General Mosquera's defense attorney and lays out the argument--also advanced in the preceding artesan pamphlet--that the Senate had no jurisdiction over the president. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Mosquera, T. C. de (Tomás Cipriano), 1798-1878
Political corruption -- Colombia
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1863-1885

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P00850
Record Number: 215
Islandora ID: islandora:3478