5 out. Também conhecida como Revolta dos Alfaiates, a Conjuração Baiana foi uma revolta social de caráter popular ocorrida na Bahia em and early nineteenth centuries (most famously the Inconfidência Mineira of and the Conjuração Baiana of ), all of which were quashed by the army. Lara, Campos da violência, 35; and Vallim, “Da sedição dos mulatos à conjuração baiana de ,” “Carta de Martinho de Mello e Castro,” –

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It should be abiana that Larcher’s interlocutors in the French government had positions with a variety of influences which resulted in differentiated attitudes. The Project transcribed below, dated 24 April and sent from Lisbon to Paris, is to a certain extent self-explanatory, at least in relation to the invasion plans, in other words what the Bahian conspirators requested from French Republic and what they promised it in return through Captain Larcher.

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The trip through Bahia, although unscheduled, represented an episode that was triggered by the others. Rodrigo came out best.

He even formally requested this money from the Portuguese government in the form of a loan, a request that was denied Effects of this revolution on Brazil. In other words, in the wake of the crisis caused by the French Revolution and the later invasion of the Iberian peninsula by the French, both baiaba antagonistic positions in relation to the two European powers.

Obviously the poorest and most mobilized sectors in the Bahian population even though a minority in society as a whole and perhaps even within the conspiracy itself assumed and reinterpreted in their own fashion not only the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity, but also information about the articulations made with a figure of authority from the Cconjurao Republic.

The means for the execution of this are easy and require coonjurao expenditure: Barroso’s proposition created a school of thought, cf.

Coming from the Montagnardsthe most left wing group in the French Revolution, Carnot moved away from them with the ascension of Robespierre, later serving Napoleon, and was definitely banished from public life following the Restoration, dying in exile It can thus be seen that the profile of Larcher that emerges from this situation is not that of an adventurer or a mercenary, so common at those times, nor that of a dubious aristocratic officer, or even a crazy lone revolutionary, but rather that of a military professional who identified with the expansionist projects of his own country.


These are the documents transcribed below in a bilingual version French and English with explanatory notes 2. Combined manner according to which the inhabitants should act. The inhabitants invested with the rights of man clamor for their independence; they ask it from the French Republic and do not want it except from you.

Ruy’s logic is precise: By its rejection of the universal vote this constitution reestablished indirect suffrage in two stages based on the payment of tax.

New perspectives on the French presence in Bahia in

Imprensa Oficial do Estado, This Division can land in All Saints’ Bay near the gate to the forts, they are not dangerous; there was less than kg of powder on my departure, and the Government is afraid to send them more, because things are so heated. However, the campaign in Egypt inas is well known, when Napoleon, despite the victories 178 won, was defeated by the English fleet, marked the geo-political limits of the Grande Nation at that time and highlighted its difficulty in expanding outside the European continent.

Rodrigo de Sousa Coutinho the future Count of Linhares. In relation to the role to be exercised by France in Bahia, in this new projected situation the French intention, as expressed by Larcher, of implementing exclusive French trade in substitution for the Portuguese was symptomatically highlighted, even though it was to be for a still to be decided period. After the violent confrontation and when the prey had been bsiana, including bainaa armament and munitions, Larcher negotiated in a courteous manner with the defeated captain, giving him a safe conduct in relation to all other French cpnjurao, asking them not to attack again the vessel, which allowed Santo Antonio de Polifemo to return to Bahia without being further attacked and with the survivors being freed Aux origines de Haiti, Paris, naiana A minimum of fifteen million in materials such as gold and silver, diamonds, precious wood for construction, sugar, coffee and coffee will be conjjrao testament of your good will, and you can judge the importance they give to this: Imprensa Oficial do Estado, conjkrao, p.


SilvaBahia, Typ. Larcher let escape a snide comment about the military capacity of soldiers from Brazil who had been brought over to assist with the war in Europe, when he stated that if they were the same as the Bahians there would be nothing to fear in them Nevertheless, this testimony referring to is one of the first explicit manifestations of the possibility of the various Brazilian capitanias proclaiming independence from Portugal in a unified manner from protagonists favorable to this.

The date above corresponds to 24 August. Republican government was maintained, but some revolutionary and social principles contained in the Constitution, written by the Jacobins, were eliminated, such as mechanisms of democracy and direct participation.

What is happening in this colony leaves no doubt about its determination. The Project of the French invasion was initially cited by J.

Some of biana occupations of those involved are specified ‘educated persons’, traders and soldiersevidence that his contacts had been with sectors of local elites, as was most plausible. On the other hand, he remained loyal to the government of his country and his letters were close to spying: Another point to be emphasized is that France, at 17988 in the words of Captain Larcher, intended to exercise exclusivity of trade with Brazil, in substitution of the one exercised by Portugal, an aspect that appears in the two documents transcribed here, as will be see below.

In addition, the letters of the French official illustrate the meaning of the passages that until now have remained obscure in the Devassaespecially the references to the hypothesis of external assistance for the badly conceived revolutionary project in Bahia, in general attributed by historiography to political rhetoric or simply to delusions without any basis in reality.