Dessalines Reader, 7 April 1804

Many thanks to Andrew Walker, a PhD Candidate at the University of Michigan for bringing this document to my attention.

Jean-Jacques Dessalines, “Brevet,” 7 April 1804, New York Public Library, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Kurt Fisher Collection, Government Papers 1728-1825, Box 8B, Folder 10 (microfilm reel 6). The document has been digitized through the Slavery, Abolition, and Social Justice database (
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Dessalines Reader, 23 June 1803 (2)

Many thanks to Andrew Walker, a PhD Candidate at the University of Michigan, for bringing the digital version of this document to my attention.

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to the President of the United States [Thomas Jefferson], 23 June 1803, Series 1: General Correspondence. 1651-1827, Microfilm Reel: 028, The Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib012521
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