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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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* 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==

Latest revision as of 17:35, 11 October 2007

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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

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