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Petition from Delisle(?) Thibaut and 39 others, Cap Français Harbor, to Marquis de Sercey, aboard Éole, in Cap Français harbor, Haiti, 23 June 1793

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSN/EA 0512-02

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A petition from the captains and officers of the merchant ships in Cap Français harbor, requesting help from Sercey. They have aboard their vessels the inhabitants of the Cap who have fled the fire and destruction of the city. The ships lack adequate supplies for the refugees and their crew. They wish to set sail for New England before continuing on to Europe, but they are unable to escape and they fear for their lives. Forty signatures follow the petition.


  • Creation: 23 June 1793

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