France's National Assembly Responds to the Outbreak of the Haitian Revolution [Haiti]. [Assemblee Nationale Constituante]. Loi Relative aux Colonies. Donnee a Paris le 28 Septembre 1791. [Drop-Head Title]. [Paris: De l'Imprimerie Royale, 1791].  pp. Quarto (9-1/2" x 7-1/2"). Disbound bifolium, single-column text to recto and verso of first leaf and recto of second, large woodcut vignette above title, stamps of National Assembly in red ink and stamped signature of Marguerite-Louis-Francois Duport-Dutertre, minister of justice, at end of text. Moderate toning, faint horizontal fold line through center, annotation in early hand above vignette. $250. * This act was a response to the outbreak of the Haitian Revolution, which began on September 24, 1791. It offered amnesty to free persons of color who agreed to lay down their arms. OCLC locates 6 copies of this imprint, 3 in North America (Harvard Law School, University of Minnesota, University of Michigan). Bissainthe, Dictionnaire de Bibliographie Haitienne 6716.
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