CHAP. XLIX. HISPANIOLA CONTINUED
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State o f the whites, mulattoes, and negroes, at the com mencement o f the French Revolution.— Effects o f the Revolution on the mulattoes.— Origin and progress o f the calamities o f St. Domingo.— Conduct o f the Society o f Amis des Noirs.— Bill o f rights.— Effects produced by it in the colony.—Mulattoes, on this ground, assert their rights? and resort to arms.—Defeated.— Cause espoused, by a white gentleman, who was afterward murdered, by the whites.— Bill o f rights nullified by a decree o f March 8, 1790.— Effects o f this decree.— Conduct o f the Colo nial Assembly, o f the governor, o f Colonel Mauduit\ and o f the crew o f the ship Leopard.— Members o f the Assem bly embark for Europe.— Insurrection raised by James Oge. — Treatment of the members o f the Assembly on their arrival at France.— Miserable fa te o f James Oge, o f Chavane, and o f Colonel Mauduit.