Alexander van Negapatnam1

M, #16440, b. circa 1672

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Last Edited03/04/2016
BirthOrigin*Alexander was from Negapatnam and was perhaps born there circa 1672. He was said to be 25 years old in 1697.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 19 June 1697 Anthonij van Negapatnam and Alexander van Negapatnam were sold by Bruijn Jansz to Adriaan Willemsz van Brakel, for Rds. 120.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 178.. 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. 178. 19.6.1697, p. 207 (verso): Anthonij (22) and Alexander (25), both from Negapatnam, sold by skipper Bruijn Jansz to Adriaan van Brakel for Rds. 120.

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