Death of President Riche, of Haiti

April 30, 1847

A letter to Garrison, from J. F. Dorvelas Dorval,  March 3,  from Port-au-Prince, tells of the death of President Riche. 

“He is dead – this soldier of fortune, this friend of order and of progress, in the midst of his grandest designs, and at the height of his glory…”   Included is another letter from Dorval, addressed to Abolitionists (Philanthropists) Generally.  Dorval offers encouragement for the work they do.