Apollo van Madras

M, #16852, b. 1683/84

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Last Edited29/05/2015
BirthOrigin*Apollo was from Madras and was perhaps born there in 1683/84. He was said to be 16 or 17 years old in 1700.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 12 July 1700 Apollo van Madras was sold by Cornelis Barentsz to Maarten van Mechlenburgh, for Rds. 70.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 193.. 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. 193. 12.7.1700: Apollo from Madras (16/17), sold by Cornelis Barents to Martin from Meckelenburg for Rds. 70.

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