Hercules van der Kust Coromandel1

M, #14552, b. 1670/71

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Last Edited10/01/2015
BirthOrigin*Hercules was from Coromandel Coast and perhaps born there in 1670/71.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 6 February 1687 Hercules van der Kust Coromandel was sold by Pieter Doen to Jan Holtsmit, for Rds. 40.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.149.. 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.149. 6.2.1687: Hercules from the Coromandel Coast (16/17), sold by Pieter Doen, first mate of the Cronenburg, to Jan Holtsmith for Rds. 40.

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