Louis van Malabar1

M, #16731, b. circa 1682

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Last Edited27/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Louis was from the Malabar Coast and was perhaps born there circa 1682. He was said to be 17 years old in 1699.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 7 April 1699 Louis van Malabar was sold by John Blakeston to Jan Mijndertse Kruijwagen, for Rds. 50.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 189-190.. 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. 189. 7.4.1699: Louis from Malabar (17), sold by Jan Blakiston (signature John Blakeston), first mate of the Resolution, to Jan Meijnderts Cruywagen for Rds.50.

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