Au Cap [Saint Domingue]: Chez Dufour de Rians, [ 1792]. 4pp., on a folded folio sheet. Quarto. Minor wear. Very good plus. Untrimmed. Item #WRCAM51637
Dated Jan. 18, 1792, this deliberation revolves around the establishment of a municipality in each of the fifty- five parishes in the colony. Jean-Jacques Bacon de la Chevalerie, considered to be the promoter of the white separatist movement in St. Domingue, had been elected president of the colonial assembly. It was he who pushed the case of the "Leopardins" and opposed Mirbeck and the two other commissioners sent by France. An extremely rare St. Domingue imprint, as the situation there spunn out of control. Rare, with no copies located in OCLC. ROQUINCOURT 4328.