First Publication of the Acte D’Independance in an American Newspaper

According to Deborah Jenson’s research, this is the first publication of part of the Declaration of Independence in any American newspaper. See: Deborah Jenson, “Dessalines’s American Proclamations of the Haitian Independence,” Journal of Haitian Studies, (2009) 15(1): 89.

Evening Post - March 7

About Julia Gaffield, PhD

Assistant Professor of History, Georgia State University
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2 Responses to First Publication of the Acte D’Independance in an American Newspaper

  1. Jeanette says:

    Hi Julia, would you also be interested in the first publication in a German newspaper?

    • Julia Gaffield, PhD says:

      Jeannette, yes! That would be wonderful! I will add you as an author so that you can write the post. Thank you!

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