M, #15438, b. circa 1640

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Last Edited09/12/2014
Birth*Alexander was born circa 1640, his age and origin were not stipulated when sold in 1675.1
Slave TransactionsAlexander became a slave of Cornelis Stevens Botma, when he bought him from d'E Hr Gijsbrant Goske on 11 November 1675. For Rds 270. It is possible that additional identifying information will surface as I add records. It may be that Goske acquired the three individuals from his predecessor(s.)2,3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 131. 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.131. 11.11.1675: Anthoni, Carel and Alexander sold by Isbrand Goske to Cornelis Stevensz for Rds. 270. [I have assumed the purchaser was Cornelis Stevensz: Botma - corrections welcome.]
  3. [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): 11.11.1675          [Verlore]
    Isbrand Goske verkoop aan Cornelis Stevensz die slawe Anthoni, Carel en Alexander vir 270 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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