Mercurius van Madagascar1

M, #16806, b. 1682/83

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Last Edited29/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Mercurius was from Madagascar and was perhaps born there in 1682/83. He was said to be 17 or 18 years old in 1700.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 13 February 1700 Mercurius van Madagascar was sold by Abraham van den Boogaard to Willem Adriaan van der Stel, for Rds. 30.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 192.. 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. 192. 13.2.1700: Mercurius from Madagascar (17/18), sold by Adriaan van den Bogaard to Francois van der Stel for Rds. 30.

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