Commission civile. Au nom de la République. Léger-Félicité Sonthonax, commissaire-civil de la République, délégué aux Isles françaises de l'Amérique sous le vent, pour y rétablir l'ordre et la tranquilité publique, a tous les Français de Saint-Domingue [electronic resource].

This proclamation, written by Sonthonax on behalf of himself as well as Etienne Polverel, his fellow Commissaire civil, defends his decision, based upon the rights of man, to make African slaves and all their descendants free. Special mention is given to Adrien-Nicolas Lasalle, who disagreed with So...

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Corporate Author: Saint-Domingue. Commissaires nationaux-civils
Other Authors: Sonthonax, Léger Félicité, 1763-1813, Polverel, Etienne, 1738-1794, La Salle d'Offémont, Adrien Nicolas Piédefer, marquis de, 1735-1818
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Format: Electronic eBook
Language:French
Published: [Saint-Marc, Haiti?] : De l'Imprimerie de François Lamotte, [1793]
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Call Number: K46.L56i