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[[image:sonthonax_proclamation.gif|right|thumb|180px|Title page of a 1794 publication of [[Sonthonax]]'s proclamation abolishing slavery]]
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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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==June==
 
==June==
 
* On '''June 4''' British troops capture [[Port-au-Prince]].
 
* On '''June 4''' British troops capture [[Port-au-Prince]].
* On '''June 8''' Brigadier General John Whyte, the commandant of the British forces in [[Saint-Domingue]] at the time, [[General Whyte's Proclamation to the People of Saint-Domingue|issues a proclamation]] on claiming British sovereignty over the colony.
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* On '''June 8''' Brigadier General [[John Whyte]], the commandant of the British forces in [[Saint-Domingue]] at the time, [[General Whyte's Proclamation to the People of Saint-Domingue|issues a proclamation]] on claiming British sovereignty over the colony.
* On ''June 15''' the French official [[Sonthonax]] is recalled to France to face trial for treason. ([[Parkinson]], p. 83) He will return later in the decade.
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* On '''June 15''' the French official [[Sonthonax]] is recalled to France to face trial for treason. ([[Parkinson]], p. 83) He will return later in the decade.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 06:32, 14 July 2006

1793 < 1794 > 1795


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

May

June

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