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[[image:sonthonax_proclamation.gif|right|thumb|180px|Title page of a 1794 publication of [[Sonthonax]]'s proclamation abolishing slavery]]
 
==May==
 
==May==
 
* '''On May 6''' [[Toussaint Louverture]] takes Mass with [[General Cabrera]] the Commander of the Spanish forces on [[Hispaniola]] and  then rides out of San Domingo to rejoin France with his 4,000 trained troops.
 
* '''On May 6''' [[Toussaint Louverture]] takes Mass with [[General Cabrera]] the Commander of the Spanish forces on [[Hispaniola]] and  then rides out of San Domingo to rejoin France with his 4,000 trained troops.

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Title page of a 1794 publication of Sonthonax's proclamation abolishing slavery

May

June

  • On June 8 Brigadier General John Whyte, the commandant of the British forces in Saint-Domingue at the time, issues a proclamation on claiming British sovereignty over the colony.