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Title: Indultos al ciudadano Jeneral Tomás Herrera
Creator: Boabdil
Publication Info: Medellín : Imprenta de Jacobo F. Lince, October 07, 1851.
Physical Details: 54 4/100 x 37 2/10 cm

Summary: Originally published in Rionegro on October 4, 1851, this political decree signed by "Boabdil"(name likely refers to Abu `Abdallah Muhammad XII the last Nasrid ruler of Granada from the fifteenth cenutry), in which the author criticizes the government for pardoning given to General Tomás Herrera after the Civil War of 1851.
Historical Notes: In 1851, the Conservatives led a short and unsuccessful rebellion against the Liberal government. Bushnell, David. <i>The Making of Modern Colombia : A Nation in Spite of Itself. </i>Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Subject(s): Colombia -- History -- Civil War, 1860-1862
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1832-1858

Type: Broadside
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: B00677
Record Number: 481