Alij van Bouton1

M, #14190, b. 1664/65

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Last Edited24/12/2015
BirthOrigin*Alij was from Bouton and was perhaps born there]]He was said to be 25 or 26 in 1690 in 1664/65.1 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.1 May 1690, the name of Alij was written in the record as Arie van Bouton, I have assumed this to be the same individual purchased by Rootstein from Joan Parvé in April 1690.2
Slave TransactionsOn 13 April 1690 Jacob van Macassar and Alij van Bouton were sold by Admiral Joan Parvé to Jacob Matsen Rootsteen, for Rds. 70 each.3,4
On 1 May 1690 Alij van Bouton was sold by Jacob Matsen Rootsteen to Wijmer Pasman, for Rds. 90.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.156.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.156. 1.5.1690, pp. 455-456: Arie from Bouton (25/26), sold by Jacob Rootstein to Weimar Pasman for Rds. 90.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.156. 13.4.1690, pp. 376-377: Jacob from Macassar (30/31) and Alij from Bouton (25/26), sold by Joan Parvé to J acob Rootstein [Rootsteen] for Rds. 70 [each].
  4. [S606] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "A.J. Böeseken se Addendum van Kaapse slawe-verkoopstransaksies: Foute en regstellings", Kronos (Foute en regstellings) 9 (1984): … en ook nie Rootstein soos in 13.4.1690 vermeld nie. In die betrokke geval is die twee slawe nie saam vir 70 Rds. verkoop nie, maar het elkeen 70 Rds. gekos.. Hereinafter cited as "Foute en regstellings."

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