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bellion ; and after my return to England, favoured me with his correfpondence. Many important facts, which are given in this work, are given on his au­ thority. T o M. Delaire, a merchant of confideration in the town of the Cape, who has Since remov­ ed, I believe, to the ftate of South Carolina, I was indebted for a fimilar narrative, drawn up by himfelf in the Englifh language, of which he is a very com­ petent mafter. It is brief, but much to the purpofe; difplays an intimate knowledge of the concerns of the colony, and traces, with great acutenefs, its dif-

afters to their fource. B U T the friend from whofe fuperior knowledge I have derived my chief information in all refpects, is the gentleman alluded to in the marginal note to p. 1 1 2 of the following fheets; and I Sincerely re­ gret, that ill-fortune has fo purfued him as to render it improper in this work to exprefs to him, by name, the obligations I owe to his kindnefs. After a nar­ row efcape from the vengeance of thofe mercilefs men, Santhonax and Polverel, he was induced to rex turn

An historical survey of the french colony in the island of St. Domingo comprehending a short account  

Auteur. Edwards, B. / Ouvrage patrimonial de la Bibliothèque numérique Manioc. Service commun de la documentation, Université des Antilles e...

An historical survey of the french colony in the island of St. Domingo comprehending a short account  

Auteur. Edwards, B. / Ouvrage patrimonial de la Bibliothèque numérique Manioc. Service commun de la documentation, Université des Antilles e...

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