Douwel van Masulipatnam1

M, #16553, b. circa 1678

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Last Edited22/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Douwel was from Masulipatnam and was perhaps born there circa 1678. He was said to be 20 years old in 1698.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 4 March 1698 Douwel van Masulipatnam was sold by Joan Borsion to Abraham Diemer, for Rds. 70.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 183.. 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. 183. 4.3.1698: Douwel from Masulipatnam (20), sold by Joan Borsion of the return vessel Grimmesteijn to Abraham Diemer for Rds. 70.

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