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milly's return from thence, I fhall prefent them to the reader. The paffages which I have printed in italick are remarkable. propofed by the Inhabitants of La Grande Anse (including the Quarter at Jeremie) reprefented by Mons. de Charmilly, possessed of full powers by a Commission from the Council of Public Safety of the aforesaid Place, dated the 18th of Auguft 1793, and presented to his Excellency Major General Williamson, his Majesty's Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica, for his Ac­ ceptance.

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Article I. That the proprietors of St. Domingo, deprived of all recourfe to their lawful Sovereign to deliver them from the tyranny under which they now groan, implore the protection of his Britannick Majefty, and take the oath of fidelity and allegiance to h i m ; and fupplicate him to take their colony under his protection, and to treat them as good and faithful fubjects till a general peace ; at which period they fhall be finally fubjected to the terms then agreed upon between his Britannick Majefty, the Government of France, and the Allied Powers, with refpect to the Sovereignty of St. Domingo.—Anfwer. Granted. Art. II. That till order and tranquillity are reftored at St. Domingo, the Governor appointed by his Britannick Majefty fhall have full power to regulate and direct whatever meafures of Safety and Police he fhall judge proper.—Anf. Granted. Art. I I I . That no one fhall be molefted on account of any anterior difturbances, except thole who are legally accufed, in fome

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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