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Toussaint Louverture grew up on the Br plantation His master ran the plantation in a very unconventional way He did not beat his slaves or kill them He often gave trusted slaves plots of land and slaves so that they could start their own mini plantation Louvertures godfather Father Baptist taught him how to read and write Bayon de Libertad let Toussaint get books to read from his personal library Although an official document of manumism was never drawn up for Toussaint as a freeman he was granted complete liberty within the territory of the plantation Bayon de Libertad gave 40 acres of his plantation to Toussaint When Toussaint was in his late 20s he married Susanne Simon Toussaint had two sons with Susanne Isaac and Saint-Jean Toussaint did not help plan the rebellion When the fires started by the rebelling slaves at the Br to either join the rebels of flee Toussaint had his brother Paul took his wife and boys to Santo Domingo Toussaint drove Bayon de Libertad and his wife to the coast so that they could escape from Haiti When he returned to the plantation he found that it was destroyed There were no slaves left at the Br Plantation except for a few who had tried to resist who had been beaten or murdered Toussaint then went and killed a planter who had beaten him with his own riding crop Toussaint decided to leave the Br plantation and went to the army camp of the slaves Toussaint Louverture was received at the rebel camp with little fanfare When he was working at the Br plantation he was known as the healer The rebel leaders saw how skilled he was and made him the medical officer He set himself to curing the illnesses and binding the wounds of the black soldiers After a short while Toussaint was the most popular and respected person in camp Even the military
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