French Ministry of Finance reports on Santo Domingo
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French Ministry of Finance reports on Santo Domingo

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: France..
Title: French Ministry of Finance reports on Santo Domingo
Dates: 1828-1834
Extent: 0.06 cubic feet (3 microfilm rolls)
Identification: MS 1495

Biographical/Historical Note

Eight French ministers of finance were in position during the years spanning the records of this collection.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains reports from ministers of finance detailing the commission charged with distribution of the indemnities of the colony of Santo Domingo.

Following the French Revolution, an 1825 indemnity treaty stipulated that Haiti would pay France to compensate for lost slave and trade property in exchange for diplomatic recognition of its independence.

Index Terms

Saint Domingue.

Location of Originals

For originals, conact the Archives Nationales, Marine, Paris, France.

Physical and Technical Access Restrictions

Microfilm reader needed to view materials.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], French Ministry of Finance reports on Santo Domingo, MS 1495, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1X-1495-01, 1828-1830 ( 0.02 cubic feet )


2X-1495-02, 1831-1832 ( 0.02 cubic feet )


3X-1495-03, 1834 ( 0.02 cubic feet )