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

Hartford: L. Skinner, 1841


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But when the bishop of Chiapa told him that the place of the suffering aborigines could be supplied by a people on the coast of Africa, he entertained the project! Thus the " humane" bishop of Chiapa pointed Charles, who was not at all wanting in disposition to go, to a new field of plunder and blood.

In 1532, three hundred and eight years since, the Africans took the place of the aborigines in the institution of slavery, after it had been dedicated and sealed with blood, twenty or thirty years.

Christopher Columbus carried off some of the aborigines of Cuba to Spain in 149.2. Tytler's Mod. His. part II.

Indians were stolen from the coast of New England, and sold at Malaga, 1614. Webster's His. U. S.

This was five years before Africans were known in Virginia, viz. 1619, and twenty-four years before they were brought to New England, viz. 1638. In 1566, Sir John Hawkins carried Afri-



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