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ADDITIONAL

NOTES

" T h e ftate of our monthly expences is nearly as follows : 3000 regular troops, at 3 livres a-day, is 9000 livres a-day, equal per month to - 270,000 4000 men, women, and children at public allow­ ance, at 2 livres a-day, is per month - 240,000 Expences of officers, clothing, arms, ammuni­ tion, &c. 410,000 Total Livres

- 920,000

of St. Domingo currency, or about £.34,166 * Jamaica cur­ rency per month, without including feveral other extraordinary expences, fuch as that of adminiftration, rewards, maritime ex­ peditions, &c. " Were we deprived of the neceffary funds to pay our troops, and to fupply them with provifions, they foon would join the mulattoes, and we fhould be ruined without any refource. T h e forces which are expected from Europe would arrive too late ; and they could then only revenge, and not defend us. "

CHAP.

CHAP.

VII.

p.

RABOTEAU."

85.

VII. p. 85

The society of Amis des Noirs reforted without scruple to thofe meafures which their fellow labourers in London still hesitated to adopt. J E répéterai éternellement que c'eft à vous, zélateurs de philantropie ! qu'appartient l'honneur de ces bouleverfements: * £ . 24,500 fterling.

c'eft

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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