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Training of Blood Hounds

Rainsford, Marcus, An historical account of the black empire of Hayti: comprehending a view of the principal transactions in the revolution of Saint Domingo; with its ancient and modern state. (published 1805), [London] J. Cundee, 1805.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division

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Training of Blood Hounds

European witnesses described how blacks were eviscerated and thrown alive to the dogs to train them.