Pieter van Macassar1,2

M, #14197, b. 1675/76

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Last Edited23/12/2015
BirthOrigin*Pieter was from Madagascar and was perhaps born there in 1675/76. He was said to be 14 or 15 years old in 1690.2 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.14 February 1690, the name of Pieter was written in the record as Pieter van Madagascar.1
Slave TransactionsOn 14 February 1690 Pieter van Macassar was sold by Fredrick Russouw de Wit to Steven Vermey, for Rds. 49.3


  1. [S606] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "A.J. Böeseken se Addendum van Kaapse slawe-verkoopstransaksies: Foute en regstellings", Kronos (Foute en regstellings) 9 (1984): … "Sapatou" en "Pieter van Macassar" (onderskekielik 8 en 14.2.1690) was weer altwee van Madagaskar …. Hereinafter cited as "Foute en regstellings."
  2. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.156.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.156. 14.2.1690, pp. 337-338: Pieter from Macassar (14/15), sold by F. R. de Wit to S. Vermeer for Rds. 49.

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