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* In '''November of 1793''' the [[French Republican Calendar]] was adopted. Therefore many documents in the French colony Saint-Domingue, such as the [http://thelouvertureproject.org/wiki/index.php?title=Toussaint_Louverture_related_pages&PHP#Letters_and_documents_by_Toussaint_Louverture letters of Toussaint Louverture], use this calendar for the next decade.
 
* In '''November of 1793''' the [[French Republican Calendar]] was adopted. Therefore many documents in the French colony Saint-Domingue, such as the [http://thelouvertureproject.org/wiki/index.php?title=Toussaint_Louverture_related_pages&PHP#Letters_and_documents_by_Toussaint_Louverture letters of Toussaint Louverture], use this calendar for the next decade.
 
* On '''November 5''' [[Léger Félicité Sonthonax]] publishes his [[Sonthonax Broadside (1793)|Broadside defending his decree to abolish slavery]] in the colony.
 
* On '''November 5''' [[Léger Félicité Sonthonax]] publishes his [[Sonthonax Broadside (1793)|Broadside defending his decree to abolish slavery]] in the colony.
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* [[Decree abolishing slavery in the North of Saint-Domingue (1793)|Decree abolishing slavery in the North of Saint-Domingue]] - Text of the original Creole language version published by Sonthonax.
  
 
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Le Cap in Flames during Galbaud's attack in 1793.
Title page of a 1794 publication of Sonthonax's proclamation abolishing slavery
Illustrated Republican Calendar (1793).
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

  • On May 6 General Galbaud arrives in Le Cap; he had been dispatched from France to take over the command in Saint-Domingue.

August

November


See also