Category: Documents

Dessalines Reader, 25 Messidor an 10

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to Citoyen Cabal, 25 Messidor an 10, Catalogue of the Unpublished Papers of Generals Leclerc and Rochambeau during the War of Independence in Haiti, 1802-3, Archives Nationales, Pierrefitte, 135/AP/1.

Dessalines Reader, 19 September 1803

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to the Inhabitants of Port-au-Prince, 2e jour Complémentaire, an 11/19 September 1803, Catalogue of the Unpublished Papers of Generals Leclerc and Rochambeau during the War of Independence in Haiti, 1802-3, Archives Nationales, Pierrefitte, 135/AP/1.

Dessalines Reader, 4 October 1802

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to General Leclerc, 12 Vendemaire, an 11/ 4 October 1802, Catalogue of the Unpublished Papers of Generals Leclerc and Rochambeau during the War of Independence in Haiti, 1802-3, Archives Nationales, Pierrefitte, 135/AP/1.

Dessalines Reader, 16 August 1802

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to General Leclerc, 26 August 1802, Catalogue of the Unpublished Papers of Generals Leclerc and Rochambeau during the War of Independence in Haiti, 1802-3, Archives Nationales, Pierrefitte, 135/AP/1.  

Dessalines Reader, 29 February 1804

Jean-Jacques Dessalines, “Extract from the Secret Deliberations of the government of the Island of Hayti,” 29 February 1804, Relf’s Philadelphia Gazette, 30 April 1804, Page 3.

Dessalines Reader, 10 September 1802

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to General Leclerc, 23 Fructidor/10 September 1802, The Philadelphia Gazette & Daily Advertiser, 8 October 1802, page 3.

Post by Nessler on UNC Blog

Graham Nessler, who has an awesome forthcoming book with UNC, just wrote a post for their blog! Here is an excerpt of the post:

Dessalines Reader, 4 July 1800

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to General [Toussaint Louverture], 4 July 1800, Federal Gazette & Baltimore Daily Advertiser, Baltimore, Maryland, 8 August 1800, page 3.

Dessalines Reader, 28 June 1800

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to Toussaint Louverutre, 10 Messidor an 8/28 June 1800, Telegraphe and Daily Advertiser, Baltimore, Maryland, page 3.

#HaitiDOI Volume, UVA 2016

I initially created this website as a supplement to The Haitian Declaration of Independence in an Atlantic Context, a conference hosted and funded by the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies in 2013. You can find a summary of the conference at the Legal History Blog and you can…

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