Adam van Bengale1
M, #16476, b. circa 1676
|Birth*||Adam van Bengale was born circa 1676, he was said to 21 years old in 1697.2|
|Names in the record, in publications, etc.||Adam van Bengale was also known as Adam Origin Unknown.2|
|Slave Transactions||On 27 June 1697 Andries Origin Unknown and Adam van Bengale were sold by Marinus Verhulst to Jan Dircks de Beer, for Rds. 50 and Rds. 30, respectively.3|
On 24 January 1698 Adam van Bengale and Douvre van Bengale were sold by Jan Dircksen de Beer to Hendrick Cornelisz Olivier, for Rds. 210. I have assumed Adam to be the same individual with unknown provence purchased by De Beer on 27 June 1697.1
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 182. 24.1.1698: Adam from Bengal (23/24) and Doevert from Bengal (17), sold by Jan Dircx de Beer to Hendrik Cornelis Olivier for Rds. 210.. 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. 179.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 179. 27.6.1697, pp. 214 (verso) - 215: Andries (24) and Adam (21), sold by Marinus Verhulst, skipper of the Vrijheijt, to Jan Dircx de Beer for Rds. 30.