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ST.

DOMINGO.

C H A P .

Proceedings in France—Maffacre

51

V.

of Colonel Mauduit in St. Do­

mingo—and fatal Decree of the National Affembly of the 15th May 1791.

IN detailing the tragical ftory of the miferable Ogé, I have C CH HA APP.. IN chofen to continue my narrative unbroken: but it is now V. time to call the reader homewards, and direct his attention to the meafures adopted by the national affembly, in confequence of advices received from all parts of St. Domingo, concerning the proceedings of the colonial affembly which met at St. Marc's. T H E eighty-five members, whofe embarkation for France has already been noticed, arrived at Breft on the 13th of September 1790. They were received on landing by all ranks of people, and even by men in authority, with congratulation and fhouts of applaufe. T h e fame honours were fhewn to them as would have been paid to the national affembly. Their expences were de­ frayed, and fums of money raifed for their future occafions by a voluntary and very general fubfcription; but thefe teftimonies of refpect and kindnefs ferved only to encreafe the difappointment which they foon afterwards experienced in the capital; H 2 where

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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