Head Quarters at the Cape, ^9th Germinal}
Year 10 of the French Republic.
The General in Chief to General Christophe.
You may give credit, Citizen General, to all
that Citizen Vilton has written to you on behalf
of General Hardy; I will keep the promises
which have been made you ; but, if it is your
intention to submit to the Republic, think on the
essential service you could render her by fur¬
nishing the means to secure the person of Gen¬
Head Quarters, Rohillard, Grand Boucau,
2d Floreal, Year 10.
The General of Brigade, Henry Christophe,
to General Leclerc.
I have received yours of the 29th of last
month. With earnest desire to give credit to what
Citizen Vilton has written me, I wait only for a
proof which must convince me of the intention
+o procure the liberty and equality of the pop-