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Gregoire penned a pamphlet, Lettre au citoyens de couleur (Letter to the citizens of color), which was circulated throughout Saint Domingue and, many claimed, fomented the rebellion. Shortly after, as the French Revolution descended into the Terror, Gregoire played a key role in relations between Saint Domingue's revolutionary leader Toussaint Louverture and the French government. Gregoire proposed the return of Catholic missionaries to the island; Toussaint, fearful that a threatened British invasion would result in the reenslavement of his followers, wrote Gregoire regularly for advice.
Source: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass, Volume 2 (I work in a library, what'd you expect. It was either that or the Uniform Building Code, Volume 3)
Tagged: Jimmy Higgins, Modern Pitung, and Left Spot.