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Title
Michel Bégon papers
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Capuchins--Haiti.
Carriages and carts.
Catholic Church--Missions.
Catholic Church--Missions--Haiti.
Criminals--Haiti.
Employees--Haiti.
Fortification--Martinique.
Hotelkeepers--Haiti.
Missionaries--Haiti.
Registers of births, etc.--Haiti.
Slaves--Haiti.
Sugar trade.
France--Colonies--America.
Haiti--Church history.
Martinique--Defenses.
Colonial administrators.
Language
French
Collection material in French
Identified By
Lccn: mm99084494
Note
Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection.
Summary
Letter (1684 November 22) from Bégon to the Superior General of the Capuchin Missionaries in Saint-Domingue (Haiti), discussing death and illness among the missionaries, distribution and support of missionaries throughout the island, registration of baptisms, marriages, and deaths, and measures taken regarding innkeepers, public offenders, workers, and slaves; report (1685 March 22) by Bégon to the King of France concerning fortifications at Martinique; report (undated) by Bégon to the King of France relating to missionary activity and the sugar trade; and watercolor drawing (undated) of a cart for hauling small boats.
Authorized Access Point
Bégon, Michel. Michel Bégon papers, 1684-1685