Jasper de Leeuw1

M, #16567, b. circa 1665

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Last Edited22/05/2015
Birth*Jasper de Leeuw was born circa 1665.1
(Master) ShipVoyage On 2 June 1695 the Nichtevecht departed Texel enroute to (Cape Town) where it docked on 29 Nov 1695. The skipper was Jasper de Leeuw. Among those who disembarked at the Cape were Dom:e Petrus Kalden and Cornelia van Bentheim.2,3,4 
Occupation* On 6 March 1698 Jasper de Leeuw was the skipper of the Nichtevegt, a vessel of the return fleet.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 6 March 1698 Manuel van de Kust Coromandel, Hannibal van de Kust Coromandel and Ramme van de Kust Coromandel were sold by Jasper de Leeuw to Henning Hüsing, for f 500.5
On 10 March 1698 Claas van de Kust Coromandel was sold by Jasper de Leeuw to Henning Hüsing, for Rds. 40.6
Slave EmancipationsOn 10 March 1698 Susanna van de Kust Coromandel was emancipated by Jasper de Leeuw, effective three years later, but until then to slave for Theunis Dircksen Schalckwyck.1


  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. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 (http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/das/search) "Details of voyage 1715.2 from Texel to Batavia

    Number     1715.2
    Name of ship     NICHTEVECHT
    Master     Leeuw, Jasper de
    Tonnage     825
    Type of ship     pinas
    Built     1692
    Yard     Amsterdam
    Chamber     Amsterdam
    Date of departure     02-06-1695
    Place of departure     Texel
    Arrival at Cape     29-11-1695
    Departure from Cape     07-01-1696
    Date of arrival at destination     08-04-1696
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Particulars     See no. 1710.
    Next homeward voyage     5986.2
    On Board     I     II     III     IV     V     VI
    Seafarers     130     19     20     8     15     103
    Soldiers     103          14     3     15     77
    Passengers     5     0     3     1     0     3."
  3. [S741] Mansell G Upham 'Uprooted Lives - Ismael - At war with Society… did God hear? the curious baptism in 1705 of a 'Hottentot' infant named Ismael', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), 05 Oct 2012.
  4. [S721] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Received 1695-1708, H.C.V. Leibrandt; CD-ROM (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1896), p.3:"No. 7, p. 581. From Amsterdam.] [p.3 30th Sept 1695 ]
    "Last summer the Rev. Petrus Kalden left for the Cape in the "Nichtevegt." He was fined half a month's pay for not being present at the muster, but as he was absent through ignorance, the fine is to be refunded to him. He is, however, to swear before you according to the conditions of the "artikul brief." .... Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
  5. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 183. 6.3.1698: Manuel (22), Hannibal (18) and Ramme (24), all from the Coast of Coromandel, sold by Jasper de Leeuw, skipper of the Nichtevegt, to Henning Hüsing for t500.
  6. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 183. 10.3.1698: Claas from the Coast (20), sold by Jasper de Leeuw of the Nichtevegt to Henning Hüsing for Rds. 40.

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