Alexander van Tuticorin1

M, #15620, b. circa 1660

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Last Edited21/12/2014
BirthOrigin*Alexander was from Tuticorin and perhaps born there circa 1660.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 30 May 1679 Alexander van Tuticorin was gifted by Jan van der Poel, to the Company, on condition that he would be manumitted in 1685.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.137.. 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.137. 30.5.1679: Jail van der Poel, skipper of the Hellevoetsluijs, gave his slave
    Alexander from Tuticorin to the Company on condition that the slave be
    manumitted in 1685.

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