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[[image:le_cap_burns_1793.jpg|right|thumb|190px|[[Le Cap]] in Flames during [[Galbaud]]'s attack in 1793.]] [[image:sonthonax_proclamation.gif|right|thumb|190px|Title page of a [[1794]] publication of [[Sonthonax]]'s proclamation abolishing slavery]] In '''1793''' [[Jean Kina|Jean Kina's Corps]] enters British pay.
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[[image:le_cap_burns_1793.jpg|right|thumb|190px|[[Le Cap]] in Flames during [[Galbaud]]'s attack in 1793.]] [[image:sonthonax_proclamation.gif|right|thumb|190px|Title page of a [[1794]] publication of [[Sonthonax]]'s proclamation abolishing slavery]] In '''1793''' [[Jean Kina|Jean Kina's Corps]] enters British pay.<br>
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Governor-General [[Galbaud]] flees the [[Saint-Domingue]] civil war with 10,000 white refugees and 100 ships, bound for Baltimore.
  
  
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==February==
 
==February==
*Toussaint and troops begin fighting for Spain and Governor-General [[Galbaud]] flees the [[Saint-Domingue]] civil war with 10,000 white refugees and 100 ships, bound for Baltimore.
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*Toussaint and troops begin fighting for Spain.
  
 
==April==
 
==April==
 
* On '''April 11''' the former Governor-General of Saint-Domingue [[Blanchelande]] is executed in Paris on the guillotine.
 
* On '''April 11''' the former Governor-General of Saint-Domingue [[Blanchelande]] is executed in Paris on the guillotine.
  
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==May==
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* On May 6''' [[General Galbaud]]arrives in [[Le Cap]] he had been dispatched from France to take over the command in Saint-Domingue.
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==August==
 
==August==
 
* On '''[[August 29]]''' French commissioner [[Léger Félicité Sonthonax]] issues a decree to abolish slavery in the northern part of [[Saint-Domingue]] under his control.
 
* On '''[[August 29]]''' French commissioner [[Léger Félicité Sonthonax]] issues a decree to abolish slavery in the northern part of [[Saint-Domingue]] under his control.

Revision as of 17:38, 19 March 2006

Le Cap in Flames during Galbaud's attack in 1793.
Title page of a 1794 publication of Sonthonax's proclamation abolishing slavery
In 1793 Jean Kina's Corps enters British pay.

Governor-General Galbaud flees the Saint-Domingue civil war with 10,000 white refugees and 100 ships, bound for Baltimore.


January

February

  • Toussaint and troops begin fighting for Spain.

April

  • On April 11 the former Governor-General of Saint-Domingue Blanchelande is executed in Paris on the guillotine.

May

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August

November