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Title: Al R. P. Pred. Ap. Fr. Juan Antonio Gutierrez x Guard. de nro. Colegio de Popayán
Creator: Bestard, Fr. Juan Buenaventura, 1763-1831
Editor: Antonio de Medina
Publication Info: Madrid : , May 16, 1819.
Physical Details: 20 1/2 x 30 cm
Physical Condition: Creased pages, light stains, pages bound with red string.

Summary: Ecclesiastical administration of Colegio de Popayan requesting compliance with religious obligations and administrative duties. Standardized printed text with blanks filled in with handwritten names of school and officials. Includes the official stamp of the King of Spain and a handwritten approval by Antonio de Medina.
Historical Notes: In 1816, Fr. Juan Buenaventura Bestard, Comisario General de las Indias, notified the Franciscans in the Indies of their required duty to submit annual informational reports on their constituents. Catholic schools and precincts were required to supply information about their constituents' demographics, religiosity, and actions as the revolution was gaining momentum. Bancroft, Hubert Howe. "Mission Affairs." The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Vol. XIX. San Francisco: The History Company, 1886. Pp. 392-412.

Subject(s): Education -- Colombia -- Cauca
Education -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century
Church and education -- Colombia
Catholic Church -- Colombia -- Education -- 19th century
Church and state -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century
Related Items in the Collection: Á Todos los religiosos y religiosas, prelados y súbitos, sujetos á nuestra obediencia, salud y paz en N. S. J. C.

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: NA
Record Number: 621