Fedon's Rebellion 1795-96: Causes and Consequences

  title={Fedon's Rebellion 1795-96: Causes and Consequences},
  author={Edward L. Cox},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  pages={7 - 19}
  • Edward L. Cox
  • Published 1 April 1982
  • History
  • The Journal of Negro History
On the night of March 2, 1795, Julien Fedon, a free mulatto of French extraction, at the head of about one hundred free coloreds' and slaves, initiated a rebellion in Grenada by killing a number of English white inhabitants at the town of Grenville in the northeastern section of the island. Simultaneously, another group of free coloreds and slaves under Ettienne Ventour and Joachin Philip, both free mulattoes, seized the persons and effects of the English white inhabitants at Charlotte Town or… 
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101/34. 36 Address of Council to President
    Return of Forfeited Estates, Slaves, 1794
    • Grenada Archives) Libers X3, Y3, C4, F4, H4, 14
    101/ 31; Dundas to Matthew
      Narrative of the Insurrection in the Island of Grenada
        General Return of the Militia of this Government and a State of their Arms and Accoutrements," (in Lieutenant Governor Home's of March 9, 1793), C.O. 101/33. 28 Home to Dundas
        • 101/33. 25Home to Dundas
        The History of the Island of Grenada
        • E. Gittens Knight
        Dated the 6th March, and Rec'd the Same Day by a Flag of Truce
        • Copy of a Letter from the Unfortunate Prisoners in Belvidere Camp, Containing a Second Summons from Julien Fedon