1891 – Jews Inhabited Whydah and 16,000 – 18,000 Were Taken Annually

1891 – Jews Inhabited Whydah and 16,000 – 18,000 Were Taken Annually

Source: The Encyclop√¶dia of Missions:¬†Descriptive, Historical, Biographical, Statistical. With a Full Assortment of Maps, a Complete Bibliography, an Lists of Bible Versions ... (Funk & Wagnalls) 1891 A.D. - pg. 329 Dahomey, a section of the Slave Coast, West Africa, between Little Popo and Porto Novo. It is now a Portuguese protectorate, though the king is still absolute monarch. The chief city, Whydah (Glehweh, Fida, Heveda, Uida), was formerly called Juda, and its inhabitants were said to be Jews, while the river Allala (Efra) was spoken of as the Euphrates. During the slave trade Dahomey was famous, 16,000 - 18,000…
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