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Haiti: Her History and Her Detractors

the 4th of August, 1888, openly refused any longer to recognize Salomon's authority. On the 10th of the same month a hostile manifestation took place at Port-au-Prince, whereupon the President at once declared that he was willing to resign his office. Thus without the shedding of blood either at Cap-Haitien or at the capital, Salomon left for France on the afternoon of the 10th of August.[1]

The task of maintaining order was intrusted to a provisional government presided over by ex-President Boisrond Canal.

  1. He died at Paris on the 19th of October, 1888.