Dain Majampa Singara1
M, #14198, b. circa 1650
|Father-Candidate*||I Mallombassi Daeng Mattawang Karaeng Lakiyung Bonto Mangape van Makassar2 b. 12 Jan 1631, d. 12 Jun 1670|
|Birth*||Dain Majampa Singara was born circa 1650 in Macassar.1,3|
|(PoliticalPrisoner) ShipVoyage||On 23 December 1680 the Blauwe Hulk departed Batavia enroute to the Cape where it arrived on 30 April 1681. Among those on board were the politically exiled Macassarese prince Dain Majampa Singara and Rervat van Macassar a knecht of the deceased Carre Roepa. There is a note attached to the record of Daim Manjampa which may perhaps have named Octavius van Macassar as Ostagisch. Also exiled in this group were Jacob van Macassar, Fransiscus van Malabar, Soeta Wanga NN and Wira van Java.4,5|
|Names in the record, in publications, etc.||2 May 1707, the name of Dain was written in the record as Manjempa Singaroe.6|
27 May 1707, the name of Dain was written in the record as Manjampa Singara.7
|Notes||In a letter dated on 15 February 1707 the authorities in Batavia order the government at the Cape to release Dain Majampa Singara from banishment and send him back to Batavia at the first opportunity. They were acting on a request from the King of Macassar.8|
In a letter dated on 25 May 1707 the government at the in Cape informed the authorites in Batavia they had banished Dain Majampa Singara to Robben Island because after the departure of some of his countryment he believed his wife would be sent home without him, and he began carrying two krisses with the intention of murdering his wife and apparently others. They said they would immediately inform the Manjampa that he was to be returned to the east.9
In a letter dated on 30 June 1707 the government at the Cape informed the authorites in Batavia that Dain Majampa Singara and Dain Majampa Singara would be departing for Batavia on the Overrijp.10
In a letter dated on 12 July 1707 the government at the Cape informed the authorites in Batavia that Dain Majampa Singara and Dain Majampa Singara were sent to Batavia aboard theOverrijp.11
In a letter dated on 9 November 1707 the authorites in Batavia once again inform the government at the Cape that Dain Majampa Singara and Dain Majampa Singara both their wives, three slaves, and the Malay Intje Poetje had arrived 'in good order.12'
|Slave Transactions||On 8 February 1690 Dain Majampa Singara bought a slave, Sapatou van Madagascar, from William Deeron, for Rds. 66.13|
On 5 August 1692 Revan van Madagascar was sold by Simon van der Stel to Dain Majampa Singara, for Rds. 60.14,15
On 23 December 1698 Adrian van Ternaten was sold by Lubbert Piertersz: de Graaf to Dain Majampa Singara.16
On 5 August 1700 Sante van Schandin was sold by Theunis Dircksen Schalckwyck to Dain Majampa Singara, for Rds. 85.17
- [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.
- [S428] Website Wikipedia (www.wikipedia.org) "I Mallombassi Daeng Mattawang Karaeng Lakiyung Bonto Mangape Sultan Hasanuddin, titled Tuminanga ri Ballaq Pangkana."
- [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
- [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), citing C.501, Letters despatched p.508, Sep 5, 1686 … List … de … Macasarschen Princen. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
- [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006): Details of voyage 5746.2 from Batavia
Name of ship BLAUWE HULK
Master Laman, Jan Jansz.
Type of ship pinas
Date of departure 23-12-1680
Place of departure Batavia
Arrival at Cape 04-04-1681
Departure from Cape 30-04-1681
Date of arrival at destination 1681
Place of arrival
Chamber for which cargo is destined Hoorn (245,825)
Particulars Second return fleet (5746-5748) under command of Huibert Barendsz. Gruit aboard the EILAND MAURITIUS (5747). The 15 passengers aboard the BLAUWE HULK included 11 imprisoned criminals.
Previous outward voyage 1336.2
On Board I II III
Passengers 15. Hereinafter cited as "Dutch East India Company Shipping."
- [S721] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Received 1695-1708, H.C.V. Leibrandt; CD-ROM (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1896), p. 440. No. 78, p. 441. From Batavia.] 15th Feb. 1707. ... At the request of the King of Macassar, that the Manjempa Singaeroe, .... Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
- [S576] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1696-1708, H.C.V. Leibrandt; CD-ROM (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1896), p.330. 25th May 1707. To Batavia] … The Manjampa Singara …. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
- [S721] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p. 440. No. 78, p. 441. From Batavia.] 15th Feb. 1707. ... At the request of the King of Macassar, that the Manjempa Singaeroe, exiled to the Cape some years ago, might be allowed to return, we have decided to write to you to send him by the first opportunity, as we could not very well refuse."
- [S576] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.330. 25th May 1707. To Batavia] … The Manjampa Singara ordered back by you at the request of the King of Macassar, has, since the departure of his countrymen, called back before this, and forming the suite of the deceased Sheik Joseph of Macassar, been placed on Robben Island, as he appeared to be very dangerous here. For when he heard that that Sheik and his people, among whom he had a wife or concubine, were going to leave, and that he was to remain here, he always carried one or two krisses with him intending to murder his wife and then run amok. We shall at once inform him of your
- [S576] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.334. 1707. 30th June. To Batavia. "Our last was dated 12th June. ... The burgher W. Haak leaves by this opportunity. The ex-Captain Laut, of Gerontale, Kitsjel Moeda, and the Manjampa Singara will leave in the "Overryp."
- [S576] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.335. 1707. 12th July. "Ships affairs. This vessel, the "Overryp," takes over to you the ex-Captain Laut (see above, letter dated 30th June) of Gerontale, Kitsjel Moeda, Dain Manjampa Singara, and the Malay Intia Poety, both with their wives ; the first has been allowed to take one and the second two slaves.
- [S721] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.456. 1707. 9th Nov. Ships affairs. Supplies for the Cape. Received in good order the late Captain Laout of Gorontale; Kitsjil Moeda, Dain Manjampa Singara, and the Malay Intje Poety, with their wives and slaves, according to our instructions.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.156. 8.2.1690, pp. 335-336: Sapatou from Macassar (17/19), sold by W. Deeron to Dain Majampa from Macassar for Rds. 66.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.161. 5.8.1692. p. 133: Revan from Madagascar (3), sold by Simon van der Stel to Dain Majampe for Rds. 60.
- [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, Sequence IDNO: 0818
Slaves First Name: Revan
Presumed Place Of Origin: van Madagascar
Day Of Sale: 5
Month Of Sale: 8
Year Of Sale: 1692
Type Of Name: Autochthonous
Continental Origin Code: Mada&Mau
Slaves Age: 30
Slaves Gender: Male
Price In Rixdollars: 60
Sellers Last Name: Van der Stel
Sellers First Name: Simon
Sellers Civil Status: VOC employee
Sellers Gender: Male
Sellers Domicile: Table valley
Sellers Occupation: Governor
Buyers Last Name: Majampa
Buyers First Name: Dain
Buyers Civil Status: freeblack
Buyers Gender: Male
Buyers Domicile: Table valley
Buyers Occupation: political exile
Primary Reference: Transporten en Scheepeniskennis.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 18.104.22.1688: Adrian from Ternate (30), sold by Lubbert Pietersz de Graaf to
Damma Jampa from Macassar for Rds. 90 .
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 193. 5.8.1700: Sante from Schandin (24), sold by Theunis Dircx van Schalkwijck to Damma Jampa for Rds. 85.