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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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'''[[1792]] < 1793 > [[1794]]'''
Governor-General [[Galbaud]] flees the [[Saint-Domingue]] civil war with 10,000 white refugees and 100 ships, bound for Baltimore.
 
  
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[[image:le_cap_burns_1793.jpg|right|thumb|180px|[[Le Cap]] in Flames during [[Galbaud]]'s attack in '''1793'''.]] [[image:sonthonax_proclamation.gif|right|thumb|180px|Title page of a [[1794]] publication of [[Sonthonax]]'s proclamation abolishing slavery]][[image:republican_calendar.jpg|right|thumb|180px|Illustrated Republican Calendar ('''1793''').]] 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.<br>
  
 
==January==
 
==January==
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==May==
 
==May==
* 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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* 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.
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==September==
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* On '''September 9''' after having received orders to occupy Saint-Domingue, the governor of Jamaica received orders to occupy Saint-Domingue and dispatches an expedition of 500 men under command of [[Colonel Whitelocke]].
  
 
==November==
 
==November==
 
* 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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==See also==
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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.
  
 
[[Category:Dates of the Haitian Revolution]]
 
[[Category:Dates of the Haitian Revolution]]

Latest revision as of 17:35, 11 October 2007

1792 < 1793 > 1794


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

September

  • On September 9 after having received orders to occupy Saint-Domingue, the governor of Jamaica received orders to occupy Saint-Domingue and dispatches an expedition of 500 men under command of Colonel Whitelocke.

November


See also