Augustijn van Bengale1
M, #16401, b. circa 1685
|BirthOrigin*||Augustijn was feom Bengal and was perhaps born there circa 1685. 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. He was said to be 12 years old in 1697.1|
|Slave Transactions||On 11 June 1697 Augustijn van Bengale was sold by Bartholomeus van der Velde to an unknown person , for Rds. 40.2|
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 177.. 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. 177. 11.6.1697, p. 185: Augustijn from Bengal (12), sold by Bartholomeus van den Velde to Abraham Hartog for Rds. 40.