About Hendrik van de Graaff
In the Requests section of the Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope there is an entry dated 7th Feb 1789. In it is stated that
Graaft Hendrik van de Of Hertogenbosch arrived at the Cape in 1786. He was Military Lieutenant on the ship" De Arend"
In that same year he was made Captain Lieutenant.
He requested permission to travel with his wife Cornelia Tiba Bode, their child and a slave Dina of the Cape.