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An important group of abolitionists in the context of the Haitian and French revolutions, were the Société des Amis des Noirs, who counted among their members the likes of French Commissioner Legér Sonthonax and Vincent Ogé. The French bishop Henri Grégoire took an interest in this group after meeting with Julien Raimond in 1789.
Thomas Clarkson, a British abolitionist, was also supportive of the aims of the Haitian Revolution and gave financial aid to Vincent Ogé, which the latter then used to purchase weapons in the United States for his revolt in late 1790.
- Société des Amis des Noirs - French anti-slavery group founded in 1788, it had several links to the rebels in Saint-Domingue.
- Letter to the Citizens of Color and Free Negroes of Saint-Domingue - 1791 letter by Henri Grégoire.
- Thomas Clarkson - Thoughts on The Haitian Revolution - Excerpts from a 1823 book, giving Clarkson's view of the events in Haiti.
- Vie de Toussaint Louverture - Biography of Toussaint Louverture by the French abolitionist Victor Schoelcher.
- Vincent Ogé motion to the Assembly of Colonists in Paris (1789)
- Toussaint L'Ouverture and the Haytian Revolutions - 1841 speech by the abolitionist McCune Smith.
- The Antislavery Literature Project - Primary source information relating to the abolitionist struggle.