This work was written by Ivon Struyf as a part of the Royal Belgian Colonial Institute as a method of exploring the culture of modern day Democratic Republic of Congo through their myths and legends. Located in the Rufus M. Jones Collection on mysticism.
Translation of title: "The cry of the Africans, against the Europeans, their oppressors, or a glance at the homicidal trade called, the slave trade." Written by Thomas Clarkson in 1822 commenting on the injustice of the slave trade in Africa. Includes diagrams.
Translation of title: "M. Lamiral refuted by himself; or, Response to the opinions of this author, on abolition of the slave trade of blacks, followed by some ideas on the free establishments that France must not postpone making in Senegal." Written in 1790 by François Lanthenas.
Translation of title: "Conspiracy against the Republic: proven by official documents by Creusé Pascal, representative of the domain of Vienna." This book was published in 1795 and details the crimes against the French government during the Haitian Revolution.
Translation of title: "Correspondence of the deputies of Saint-Domingo with the committees of this island." Published in 1791, this book contains 13 letters regarding the representation in the French National Assembly of planters from Haiti.
Translation of title: "Letter from J.P. Brissot to M. Barnave, on his reports concerning the colonies, the decrees that followed them, their fatal consequences; on his behavior during the course of the revolution; on the character of the true democrats; on the foundations of the constitution; the obstacles that stood in the way of its achievement, the necessity of stopping it promptly, etc."
Full title:Lettre de J. P. Brissot à M. Barnave, sur ses rapports concernant les colonies, les décrets qui les ont suivis, leurs conséquences fatales; sur sa conduite dans le cours de la révolution; sur le caractère des vrais démocrates; sur les bases de la constitution; les obstacles qui s'opposent à son achèvement, la nécessité de la terminer promptement, etc.
This collection contains letters reporting on the rebellions in the eastern part of Haiti and the attempts by the rebels to gain European support during 1849-1850. The letters were primarily written by L. Dufrene who was at the time Haitian Secretary General.
Translation of title: "Observations on the origin and the progression of the prejudice of white colonists against men of color: on the inconveniences of perpetuating it; the necessity, the facility of destroying it; on the project of the Colonial Committee, etc." Written in 1791 by Julien Raimond.
Full title: Observations sur l'origine et les progrès du préjugé des colons blancs contre les hommes de couleur: sur les inconvéniens de le perpétuer; la nécessité, la facilité de le détruire; sur le projet du Comité colonial, etc
Stephen Grellet, 1773-1855, was a French Quaker minister and missionary who came to America in 1795. This collection includes primarily letters and parts of Grellet's diary, including documentation of his trip to Haiti in 1816.