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Marquis de Sercey, aboard Éole in Cap Français harbor, to François-Thomas Galbaud de Fort, Cap Français, Haiti, 2 June 1793

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSN/EA 0512-01

Scope and Contents

Sercey details the difficulties he is having in finding a ship properly equipped to escort the one carrying supplies to Fort Dauphin according to Galbaud's orders; they all lack either personnel or good repair. He recommends returning to the original plan of having Gracieuse go to Fort Dauphin and then to Port Depaix; if they are unable to conscript a crew for her he can give some of his crew but then he is concerned that he will be unable to fulfill his mission. A PS adds that they have found all the sick who had disembarked since they have been in this harbor, some of whom are in a very bad state. Sercey is concerned about the spread of contagious disease on the ship.


  • Creation: 2 June 1793

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