BLOGROLL/SOURCE: Paul Clammer on Twitter on Belley and Free Black Women of Saint-Domingue

Paul Clammer recently tweeted:

“V moved by this find, via @ANOM_officiel, of the presence of Jean-Baptiste Belley, once enslaved & later delegate to the French revolutionary National Convention, at funeral of a free black woman in Saint-Domingue in 1788. #Haiti #SlaveryArchive…Two weeks after attending the funeral of 70yr old Elizabeth Angelique, Belley returns for the funeral of Marie-Therese, who died poor but free aged 60. Tiny snapshots of Saint-Domingue’s free black population on the eve of the Haitian Revolution…”

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