Pieter van Macassar1

M, #16489, b. circa 1674

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Last Edited19/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Pieter was from Macassar and was perhaps born there circa 1674. He was said to be 23 years old in 1697.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 2 July 1697 Pieter van Macassar was sold by Marten de Jeught to Pieter Jansz Louw, for Rds. 60.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 180.. 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. 180. 2.7.1697, p. 237 (verso): Pieter from Macassar (23), sold by Maarten de Jeught. skipper of the Jerusalem, to Pieter Jansz Louw for Rds. 60.

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