Authority 3

After having told the assembled generals his true intentions, to assure forever a stable government for the natives of Haiti, (…) to make the country independent, and to enjoy a liberty consecrated by the blood of the people of this island; and after having gathered their responses, has asked that each of the assembled generals take a vow to forever renounce France, to die rather than live under its domination, and to fight for independence until their last breath.