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Title: De los libertadoes de Venezuela y Cudinamarca, condecorado con la cruz de Boyaca, Jeneral de Diivisión de los Ejercitos de Colombia, Vice-Presidente de La Republica, encargado del poder ejecutivo, &C. &C. & C.
Creator: Santander, Francisco Paula de (1792-1840)
Revenga, José R
Publication Info: Bogotá : s.n., March 14, 1826.
Physical Details: 29 x 20 4/10 cm

Summary: This notes refers to treaty on trade between Great Britain and Colombia signed on April 14, 1825, ammended on November 7, 1825 to reflect the prohibition of the slave trade. Documents includes a reprint of key paragraph of treay signed in London. This announcement is signed by Vice President Fancisco de Paula Santander and Secetery of State, José R. Revenga
Historical Notes: In the first half of the nineteenth century, Colombia large landowners and industrialists still depended on slaves to work in plantations and mines. Initial steps toward abolition began in 1814 but slavery was not fully abolished until 1851. Bushnell, David. The Making of Modern Colombia : A Nation in Spite of Itself. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Subject(s): Slavery -- Colombia -- History
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Colombia -- History
Related Items in the Collection: Lei sobre libertad de esclavos

Type: Broadside
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: B00753
Record Number: 442