Jean-Antoine Ailhaud

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Jean-Antoine Ailhaud arrived in Le Cap aboard the America as a Civil Commissioner to Saint-Domingue on September 17, 1792. (Dubois, p. 142) After a month on the job, he abandoned his co-Commissioners Léger Félicité Sonthonax and Étienne Polverel and returned to France. (Fick, p 315 n3)

C.L.R. James calls Ailhaud a "nonentity". (James p. 118)


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