Isak van Bengale1
M, #15399, b. circa 1651
|BirthOrigin*||Isak was from and may have been born there circa 1651. He was 21 when sold as a slave in 1672. It should be born in mind that the toponym 'van Bengale' or from Bengal was a term loosely applied during the period of VOC dominance to enslaved or formerly enslaved people from any of the countries bordering the Bay of Bengal.1|
|Slave Transactions||On 12 April 1672 Isak van Bengale was sold by Jurrian Hendrik Willinghs to Henrik Crudop, for Rds. 70.2,3|
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 130.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 130. 12.4.1672, V, p. 219: Isak from Bengal (21), sold by Hendrik Willingh, a merchant sailing on the Sparendam, to Hendrick Crudop for Rds. 70.
- [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse notariële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (II), Die tweede Dekade 1671-1680", Kronos (Die notariële stukke II) 15 (1999): 12.4.1672 CTD 5, p. 219
d’ Ed J Hendruk Willingh, koopman op die retoerfluit Sparendam, verkoop aan Hendrik Crudop die lyfeie Isak van Bengale, 21 jaar, vir 70 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."