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'''Colonel John Whitelocke''' was commander of the British troops that landed in [[Saint-Domingue]] in [[1793]].  An unscrupulous character, he offered bribes to French officers who resisted the advance of British troops.  He was "cashiered when in command in Buenos Aires for being 'deficient in zeal, judgment and personal exertion'." ([[This Gilded African|Parkinson]], p. 74)
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'''Colonel John Whitelocke''' was commander of the British troops that landed in [[Saint-Domingue]] on September 19, [[1793]].  An unscrupulous character, he offered bribes to French officers who resisted the advance of British troops.  He was "cashiered when in command in Buenos Aires for being 'deficient in zeal, judgment and personal exertion'." ([[This Gilded African|Parkinson]], p. 74)
  
 
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Revision as of 11:27, 4 November 2005

Colonel John Whitelocke was commander of the British troops that landed in Saint-Domingue on September 19, 1793. An unscrupulous character, he offered bribes to French officers who resisted the advance of British troops. He was "cashiered when in command in Buenos Aires for being 'deficient in zeal, judgment and personal exertion'." (Parkinson, p. 74)

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