EARLY HAITI: 1804 - 1843
The 1805 Constitution of Haiti (2nd)
The 1807 Constitution of Haiti (Christophe)
The 1811 Constitution of Haiti (Establishing Royalty)
The Story of Jean-Jacques Dessalines by William Wells Brown from 1874
A Brief History of Jean-Jacques Dessalines
This is part of a longer history of Haiti (which I do not have) from the 1825 journal: American Missionary Register. The author's name is not given.
Last Days of the Divided Haiti and the Suicide of Henry Christophe
This is an interesting 1820 account from the Baltimore Niles' Weekly Register which first has a history of the divided Haytis (as it is spelled), and then later in the same edition, an announment of the rising against Christophe and his suicide.
A Few Notes on Marie-Louise Christophe
Carolyn Fick's Claim About Patterns of Farming After Emancipation
Dessalines, Christophe and Petion in Early Haiti
Alexander Petion's 1816 proclamation rejecting a recolonization by France.
The Result of the Petion/Boyer Years: Subsistence Farming
The Rule of Jean-Paul Boyer
Who Led the Boycott of 1806?
A 63 page chapter on the life of Marie-Louise Christophe in the book CARIB QUEENS by Charles E. Waterman, 1935
1816 visit of Quaker missionary, Stephen Grellet.
Grellet thought highly of President Petion, and holds rather typical views of the "primitive" Haitian people. His account include a description of a devastating hurrican in 1816.
An American makes a plea for the U.S. to recognize Haiti.
This unsigned 1825 piece from an American newspaper is an intelligent and generous celebration of Haiti and Haitians. This plea for recognition of Haiti preceeds the actual 1862 recognition by 39 years!
1839 Convention between Britain and Hayti for more effectual suppression of slave trade.
This 1839 document is a photo reprint of this early agreement between Britain and Haiti. The original is in my library.
French Mission to Haiti -- 1830
Name change from St. Domingo (San Domingue) to Hayti
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