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fome Court of Juftice, of having committed murder, or of CHAP. X. p. 147. having deftroyed property by fire, or of having inftigated others to commit thofe crimes.—Anf. Granted. Art. IV. That the Mulattoes fhall have all the privileges enjoyed by that clafs of inhabitants in the Britifh iflands.— Anf. Granted. Art. V. That if, at the conclufion of the war, the colony re­ mains under the Sovereignty of his Britannick Majefty, and order is eftablifhed therein ; in fuch cafe, the laws refpecting pro­ perty and all civil rights, which were in force in the faid colony before the Revolution in France, flail be preserved: neverthelefs, until a Colonial Affembly can be formed, his Britannick Majefty fhall have the right of determining provifionally upon any meafures which the general good and the tranquillity of the colony may require ; but that no Affembly fhall be called till order is eftablifhed in every part of the colony ; and, till that period, his Britannick Majefty's Governor fhall be affifted in all the details of Adminiftration and Police by a Committee of Six Perfons, which he fhall have the power of choofing from among the pro­ prietors of the three Provinces of which the colony confifts.— Anf. Granted. Art. VI. That, in confequence of the devaftations which have taken place in the colony by infurre ctions, fire, and pillage, the Governor appointed by his Majefty, on taking poffesffion of the colony, to fatisfy the demand of the Inhabitants in this refpect, shall be authorized to grant, for the payment of debts, suspension of ten years, which flail be computed from the date of the surrender ; and I i 2 the

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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