Kupido van der Kust Coromandel1

M, #16122, b. circa 1674

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Last Edited09/04/2015
BirthOrigin*Kupido was from the Coromandel Coast and was perhaps born there circa 1674. He was said to be 21 years old in 1695.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 29 March 1695 Kupido van der Kust Coromandel was sold by Dick Loveld to Simon van der Stel, for Rds. 85.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.169.. 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.169. 29.3.1695, p. 100: Kupido from the Coast (21), sold by skipper Dirck van Lovelde (signature Looveld) to Simon van der Stel for Rds. 85.

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