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Title: La Cámara Provincial de Neiva
Creator: Neiva (Colombia : Province)
Leiva, Uldarico
García, Policarpo
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta de Espinosa, 1846.
Physical Details: 15 p. ; 20 8/10 x 15 5/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Wrappers slightly worn, interior pages very good.

Summary: The Provincial Cámara de Neiva issued a set of law enforcement decrees regulating civilians and business. The provisions are divided into urban and rural. The urban regulations include those concerned with cleanliness, open markets, water, beggars, local festivities, domestic workers, and the disposition of the dead. The rural decrees regulated land and cattle, the use of water, fishing and the burning of lands.
Historical Notes: Neiva was founded in 1612, and during the 19th century it was the capital of the Province of Neiva, and later of the Departamento del Sur of the Estado Soberano del Tolima. Davis, Robert 1993 Neiva In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 354. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: The Neiva province's Camara issued these decrees for local governance in 1846 - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Law -- Colombia -- Neiva (Province)
Neiva (Colombia : Province) -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Added Entries: Neiva (Colombia : Province). Laws, etc.

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01656
Record Number: 230
Islandora ID: islandora:995