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Title: Informe del Secretario de Gobierno relativo a la visita practicada en al provincial de Marmato
Creator: Palau, Miguel
Publication Info: Popayán : Imprenta del Departamento, 1896.
Physical Details: 17p. ; 27 x 19
Physical Condition: Frail: extreme fading and curling at edges. Interior legible.

Summary: Miguel Palau provides a detailed account of the government’s administration of the province of Marmato, an important place for the production of gold and silver that, at the time, included the towns of Marmato and Supia in the Cauca Department. The report is more administrative than financial.
Historical Notes: According to Robert Davis, in 1830 Colombia accounted for 16.5% of the world’s production of gold; however, by 1926 it was 1% of the world’s production. Davis, Robert 1993 Gold In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 244. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: Report of an inspection of Marmato province in Cauca Department done in March 1896. - J.L.H.

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P00332
Record Number: 273
Islandora ID: islandora:4481