Leclerc Saint-Domingue proclamation (1802)
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General Leclerc, send to Saint-Domingue on the orders of his brother in-law Napoléon Bonaparte to re-establish slavery and to defeat Toussaint Louverture, addressed the people of the colony in this proclamation from his headquarters in the North of Saint-Domingue. He does not mention the true ambitions of his campaign against the Revolutionary forces. Leclerc and his troops had arrived at Le Cap on February 2, 1802.
- Saint-Domingue troops under Toussaint Louverture's command - A listing of Commanders and troops commanded by Toussaint Louverture at the time of Leclerc's proclamation.
- Donatien-Marie-Joseph Rochambeau - Leclerc's successor, that finally lost the war against the Haitian revolutionary forces commanded by Jean-Jacques Dessalines.
- J. R. (John Relly) Beard. (1853). The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture, The Negro Patriot of Hayti: Comprising an Account of the Struggle for Liberty in the Island, and a Sketch of Its History to the Present Period. Chapel Hill, NC: Academic Affairs Library, UNC-CH. Online Publication. (p. 179-180)