” I shall not remind you, Citizen-Directors, of all I have done for the triumph of liberty, the prosperity of St. Domingo, the glory of the French Republic, nor will I protest to you my attachment to our mother country, to my duties, my respect to the constitution, to the laws of the Republic, and my submission to the government. “


” I am kind, I am humane. I open to you my fatherly arms. Come, all of you, I will receive you all – no less those of the South than those of the West, and of the North, who, gained over by Rigaud, have deserted your firesides, your wives, your children, to place yourselves at his side. “


” Mastered by deadly passions, Rigaud has dug a gulf at your feet, he has laid snares which you could not avoid. He wished to have you as partisans in his revolt, and to succeed in his object, he has employed falsehood and seduction. “


” I invite you, citizens, to open your eyes and to give serious attention to the future. Reflect on the disasters which may ensue from longer obstinacy. Submit to lawful authority, if you wish to preserve the South untouched. Save your families and your property. “


” This gun is liberty, hold for certain that the day when you no more have it, you will be returned to slavery. “



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I shall not remind you, Citizen-Directors, of all I have done for the triumph of liberty, the prosperity of St. Domingo, the glory of the French Republic, nor will I protest to you my attachment to our mother country, to my duties, my respect to the constitution, to the laws of the Republic, and my submission to the government.
I am kind, I am humane. I open to you my fatherly arms. Come, all of you, I will receive you all - no less those of the South than those of the West, and of the North, who, gained over by Rigaud, have deserted your firesides, your wives, your children, to place yourselves at his side.


Mastered by deadly passions, Rigaud has dug a gulf at your feet, he has laid snares which you could not avoid. He wished to have you as partisans in his revolt, and to succeed in his object, he has employed falsehood and seduction.
I invite you, citizens, to open your eyes and to give serious attention to the future. Reflect on the disasters which may ensue from longer obstinacy. Submit to lawful authority, if you wish to preserve the South untouched. Save your families and your property.
This gun is liberty, hold for certain that the day when you no more have it, you will be returned to slavery.
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