Madious work 8-volume work, Histoire d’Haïti (History of Haiti), published starting in 1847, represents the foundation of Haitian historiography. It provides copious details about the Revolution as well as the first decades of Haitian independence.

Harvard College Library. (1847). Histoire d’Haiti par Thomas Madiou fils, Directeur du Lycee National du Port-au-Prince—- Tome Deuxieme.