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Secret history, or, The horrors of St. Domingo

Secret history, or, The horrors of St. Domingo

in a series of letters

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Published by Bradford & Innskeep in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804,
  • Haiti -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSecret history, Horrors of St. Domingo
    Statementwritten by a lady at Cape Francois to Colonel Burr, late vice-president of the United States, principally during the command of General Rochambeau
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 14249-14251
    ContributionsBurr, Aaron, 1756-1836, Sansay, Leonora
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination225 p., [6] leaves of plates
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14967149M

      "Michael J. Drexler's superb new edition of Secret History and Laura places two enormously significant literary works within easy reach of students and scholars. As Drexler's insightful introduction indicates, the cultural and political connections between the early U.S. republic and the Haitian Revolution have been overlooked by generations of /5(). The Secret History of the Early American Novel: Leonora Sansay and Revolution in Saint Domingue ELIZABETH MADDOCK DILLON Narratives Foreign and Domestic The opening sentence of Leonora Sansay's epistolary novel, Secret History: or, The Horrors of St. Domingo (), frames an opposition between the life of the physi-.

    Secret History: or, The Horrors of St. Domingo and Laura Broadview Editions: : Sansay, Leonora, Drexler, Michael J.: Libros en idiomas extranjeros/5(3).   REVIEWS most recent book is Preserving the Constitution: Essays on the Constitutional Politics of Reconstruction (New York, ). Secret History; or, The Horrors of St. Domingo and Laura. By Leonora Sansay. Edited by Michael Drexler. (Toronto: Broadview Press, Pp. Paper, $) Reviewed by Christopher Iannini In this splendid edition, Michael Drexler republishes two .

    The tone is anecdotal, but the volume will be of interest to social historians as an eyewitness account of a turbulent dge Library Collection: History (Paperback): Secret History: Or, the Horrors of St. Domingo, in a Series of Letters (Paperback).   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Leonora Sansay books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Secret History; or The Horrors of St. Domingo. Leonora Sansay. 15 Jul Paperback. US$ Add to basket. Secret History, Leonora Sansay. 01 Jun Book. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. Laura. Leonora Sansay.


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Secret History, or the Horrors of St. Domingo: In a Series of Letters, Written by a Lady at Cape Francois, to Colonel Burr, Late Vice-President of the United States, Principally During the Command of General Rochambeau (Classic Reprint)Author: Mary Hassal.

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Secret History; or, the Horrors of St. Domingo In a Series of Letters, Written by a Lady at Cape Francois, to Colonel Burr, Late Vice-President of the United States, Principally During the Command of General Rochambeu Language: English: LoC Class: F West Indies local history: Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic) Subject.

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Based on Leonora Sansay’s eyewitness accounts of the final days of French rule in Saint Domingue (Haiti), Secret History is a vivid account of race warfare and domestic violence.

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Leonora Mary Hassal Sansay (b. ), also known as Mary Hassal, was U.S. Vice-President Aaron Burr's niece. This work, first published intakes the form of a series of letters to her uncle, describing the events which she witnessed between and in the French colony of St Domingo, which became the Republic of Haiti in after a fierce revolution.1/5(1).

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Domingo, recounts the experiences of two young American sisters caught in the turmoil of revolutionary Saint Domingue, where they have gone to Author: Christopher Iannini.