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A Text Book of the Origin and History of the Colored People

Hartford: L. Skinner, 1841


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sacred writers have been directed to give minutes of those scenes, in a general way, and hence the manifest importance of this coincidence. But,

1. The first thing to be enquired into now, is the relation of Egypt to Ethiopia. It is beyond all dispute certain that Misraim settled Egypt, as it is also that Cush settle Ethiopia, and that these settlements were made contemporaneously.

The first generations of Egyptians and Ethiopians, then, were cousins. They were brother's children.

2. During the first three hundred years, or during the reigns of Menes and the Shepard kings in Egypt, the Egyptians and the Ethiopians or Cushites lived as co-temporaries.

3. So far as Nimrod was progenitor of the first generation of Babylonians, (and he was to some extent,) these were evidently related to the Cushites in Africa, since Nimrod was a Cushite.

4. About eighteen hundred years before



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