” A singular revolution has taken place at Martinique. The Governor, Viscount Damas, with the troops, had taken possession of St. Pierre’s; having established peace, as they concluded, they retired to Fort Bourbon; the patriots again at ??ed, have suprised and taken the fort. The governor has escaped with a company of grenadiers, and it …

Spes addita suscitat iras, Hope inflames resentment. Vengeance against the injuries we have inflicted on the Negroes, when they are inflamed with the hope of emancipation, will be livelier than gratitude for freedom to which they are entitled in justice. The insurrections among the slaves in the French West India islands form a dismal presage …

From the Jamaica Royal Gazette. Kingston, Nov. 28. By late arrivals from Hispaniola we learn, that the people are in quietness, but still armed; and that the Governor, who had been suffered to remain, but the Intendent only having fled, is perfectly submissive to the will of the people. For several days last week the …

DOMINICA.St. Pierre, Martinico, Sept. 11 This Colony is in a perfect state of anarchy ; is so much that we have had thoughts of quitting the island, and going to Trinidad, taking the negroes with us. Unless some speedy and effectual succours arrive, the colony is utterly ruined. The greater part of the colonists, this …

Extract of a letter from Carricou,Grenada,Sept. 5. “By a vessel which arrived here yesterday from Martinique, we are informed, that there is an insurrection of the slaves in that island ; at one periot it was supposed that there was not less than ten thousand of them assembled in one body, and there are now …

Extract of a letter from Dominica, Sept. 6. “This day week the most diabolical design that that ever was formed, was discovered in Martinico : It was an insurrection of the negroes, who were that night to have set fire to the large and beautiful town of St. Pierre ; while the white people were …

We have been favoured by a friend with the following extract of a letter from Grenada, by the last West India Packet. “A Mr. C– has just arrive here from Martinico, where he left the white inhabitants in arms. The negroes there had conceived an idea, that the Parliament of England had set the English …

The West India merchants, who were in the utmost anxiety for the arrival of the packet from the West Indies, have been most agreebly relieed from their apprehensions. The account of the insurrections in Martinique, which we received through France, and which has been since confirmed in the National Assembly, naturally alarmed them for the …