Dans ce Château Vécut de 1809 à sa mort le Général Etienne Maynaud de Lavaux 1751 - 1828 Gouverneur de St Domingue (1793 - 96), il fut l'allié et l'ami de Toussaint Louverture, chef des esclaves révoltés. Il reçut A de Lamartine au Château de Cormatin et lui transmit ses convictions anti - esclavagistes. Son action et ses écrits inspirèrent la loi d'abolition de 1848.

English translation: "General Etienne Maynaud de Lavaux 1751-1828 lived In this château from 1809 until his death. Governor of St Domingo (1793 - 96), he was the ally and the friend of Toussaint Louverture, chief of the revolted slaves. He received A de Lamartine at the Castle of Cormatin and transmitted to him his anti-slavery convictions. His actions and writings inspired the abolition law of 1848."
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