Aron van der Kust Coromandel1

M, #14323, b. circa 1666

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Last Edited15/03/2015
BirthOrigin*Aron was from Coromandel Coast and may have been born there circa 1666.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 24 April 1688 Aron van der Kust Coromandel was sold by Vincent Paets to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 65 on condition that Aron would not be taken to Batavia. If Wessels wished he could sell Aron to Wouter Valckenier at the same price.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.153.. 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.153. 24.4.1688, pp. 102-103: Aron from the Coast (22), sold for Rds. 65 by Vincent Paets, Rear-Admiral on the return fleet and sailing on the Sion, to Jan Wessels on condition that this slave was not to be taken to Batavia. If he wished, he could sell the slave to Wouter Valckenier for the same price.

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