Calicara van Poulechere1

M, #16446, b. circa 1681

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Last Edited17/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Calicara was perhaps from Pondicherry and was perhaps born there circa 1681. He was said to be 20 years old in 1697.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 21 June 1697 Calicara van Poulechere was sold by Jacob Cuijl to Hendrick Bouman, for Rds. 20.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 178.. 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. 178. 21.6.1697. p. 212 (verso): Calicara from Poulechere (16), sold by Jacob Cuijl, first mate of the Zion, to Hendrick Bouwman for Rds. 20.

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