Detailed Description

Title: Senor Don Josef Camilo Torres
Creator: Francisco Antonio de Arboleda
Publication Info: Santa Fe : , 1788.

Summary: This manuscript is a letter written to Camilo Torres Tenorio from Francisco Antonio Arboleda. The letter discusses various themes, including family relationships, a voyage, interactions with a priest, and current events.
Historical Notes: Camilo Torres Tenorio was an important figure in the Colombian movement for independence. He was influenced by other independence figures like Antonio Narino and his translation and publication of "The Rights of Man in 1793," publicly opposed overarching royal authority and the inequality of Spanish creolles in his writing, "Memorial de Agravios," and was briefly elected president of the united provinces in New Granada.

Subject(s): Letters -- Correspondence -- Colombia -- 19th Century
Colombia -- History -- War of Independence, 1810-1822
Torres y Tenorio, Camilo, 1766-1816
Popayán (Cauca) -- 19th century

Type: Manuscript
Language: Spanish
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: NA
Record Number: 694