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* On '''August 29,
* On '''August 29, ''' French commissioner [[Léger Félicité Sonthonax]] issues a decree to abolish slavery in the part of [[Saint-Domingue]] under his control.
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In 1793 Jean Kina's Corps enters British pay.
- As a result of the French Revolution, King Louis XVI is executed in Paris, on January 21, 1793. See the image: Louis XVI Execution
- Toussaint and troops begin fighting for Spain and Governor-General Gilbaud flees the Saint-Domingue civil war with 10,000 white refugees and 100 ships, bound for Baltimore.
- On August 29, 1793 French commissioner Léger Félicité Sonthonax issues a decree to abolish slavery in the northern part of Saint-Domingue under his control.