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Title Kurt Fisher collection [electronic resource], 1728-1862.

Published Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2013.

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Series Slavery, abolition & social justice
Slavery, abolition & social justice.
Contents General correspondence, 1787-1862 -- Government papers, 1728-1825.
Notes Includes material about the following people: Martial Besse; André Rigaud; Jean-Jacques Dessalines; Donatien-Marie-Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de Rochambeau; Charles Leclerc; Toussaint Louverture; Augustin Clervaux; Claude Martin; J.B. Domage; Charles Belair; Jean-Pierre Boyer; Sir Adam Williamson; Henri Christophe; Hugues Montbrun; Alexandre Pétion; Général François Manigat; Général Prophète; Comte de Bourmont.
Includes material on the following topics: Haitian Revolution, insurrection, resistance, military history, fighting between French and British, post-revolution politics, freedmen, civil war, tribunals, government, judicial system, abolition, trade, municipal laws, tax, treatment of slaves, migration, slaveholding, colonial laws, sequestrations, sugar plantations, coffee plantations, maroons, price of commodities, education, Court of Cassation.
Summary Electronic reproduction of selected material from the Kurt Fisher Haitian collection at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The papers include: general correspondence relating to the Haitian Revolution; a history of Saint-Domingue; a manuscript on Dessalines' treason and the imprisonment of Toussaint-Louverture; an item relating to the French expedition under Charles Leclerc to try to regain French control of the colony of Haiti; Report de l'agent A.L.B. dans son voyage à Kingston; Gazette officielle de Saint-Domingue, no 56-57; Le propagateur haïtien : journal littéraire, commercial et politique (1825-1826)
Original Version Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library
Language notes In French.
Other author Fisher, Kurt A., 1908-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Subject Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803.
Dessalines, Jean-Jacques, 1758-1806.
Slave trade -- Haiti -- History -- Sources.
Slavery -- Haiti -- History -- Sources.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Haiti -- History -- Sources.
Haiti -- History -- Sources.
France -- Colonies -- America -- Administration -- History -- Sources.
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Sources.
Haiti -- Politics and government -- Sources.
Haiti -- Relations -- France -- Sources.
France -- Relations -- Haiti -- Sources.