Saint-Domingue’s largest river.
a craftman who worked on a Bréda plantation; became a battalion chief during the Haïtian Revolution
Map of Bréda Plantations Haut-du-Cap Sugar Estate (1770s)
Source: Moreau de Saint-Méry, Loix, 3:48-49 The “Colas Cut Legs” moniker was probably due to his kidnappers cutting off his hamstrings to keep him from escaping, according to John Garrigus in A Secret among the Blacks. Planters in 1720s Saint-Domingue…