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Title
Toussaint Louverture: letter from French settler
Collection

Haiti : miscellaneous collections

Toussaint Louverture

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1801-06
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 119
Topics
Haiti -- History
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Content: 1 p.
Content: Letter from French settler, requesting financial assistance. A.L.S. Excerpt from the Journal du soir, Courrier de la Republique Françoise. Decree passed by Toussaint, following General Moise's insurrection, to strengthen military discipline, keep former slaves on the plantations and establishes a system of identity cards.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
French
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16542740
MSS Unit ID: 20921
Archives EAD ID: 1703561
Other local Identifier: SCM85-47
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fb2d3540-d97c-0137-bbdc-77a39cb95a47
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1801: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Toussaint Louverture" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1801. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be0ce9af-e105-d4a9-e040-e00a18064461

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Toussaint Louverture" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 11, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be0ce9af-e105-d4a9-e040-e00a18064461

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1801). Toussaint Louverture Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be0ce9af-e105-d4a9-e040-e00a18064461

Wikipedia Citation

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Toussaint Louverture