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Browsing 209 item(s) in: Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
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1. MHT 201 MHT 201 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased whose name does not appear on the document.

2. MHT 99 MHT 99 Letter to [Abd al-Rahman] requesting return of sender's slave with the letter carrier. Verso contains the reply to Ibn Abu al-Abbas communicating that the slave has been married to a free woman and stating... Ownership of slaves

3. MHT 1 MHT 1 Declaration of a list of slaves with their individual values as part of inheritance left for the son of Ibrahim ibn al-Fa, with confirmation of receipt. Inheritance; Slaves; Africa; sources and documents

4. MHT 20 MHT 20 Change of appraisal of value of slave from 22 to 30 gold weights due to her giving birth to a child.

5. MHT 107 MHT 107 Addressee: Ahmad Baba ibn Sidab al-Abbas. Several subjects.

6. MHT 101 MHT 101 Dispute over the status of a female slave who was given as a present and pushed into prostitution by the new owner. Original owner claims the gift is no longer valid. Slaves as gifts; Disputes

7. MHT 202 MHT 202 Record of various people taking into their charge slaves and other forms of property.

8. MHT 205 MHT 205

9. MHT 204 MHT 204 Account of shares in an inheritance issued to a few individuals. Document appears to be part of a larger document.

10. MHT 100 MHT 100 Instructions issued by slaveowner that his female slave should be set free after his death, and that she should not be considered as part of his estate.

11. MHT 103 MHT 103 Letter from someone asking for pardon, and requesting permission to have a slave enter into a marriage contract with another one. Author's name cropped. Addressee: Uthman Sishi. Verso of letter contains...

12. MHT 108 MHT 108 Letter to Muhammad al-Tahir ibn Muhammad Ahmad. Refers to someone following a group in their travel.

13. MHT 206 MHT 206 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased whose name does not appear on the document.

14. MHT 106 MHT 106 Letter requesting addressee to buy a female slave for the sender and deduct her cost and all other expenses from the land's harvest. Verso is letter from same sender disagreeing with terms of purchase....

15. MHT 207 MHT 207 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased whose name does not appear on the document.

16. MHT 209 MHT 209 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased whose name does not appear on the document.

17. MHT 208 MHT 208 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Hamm Abu Bakr. Judge settled dispute among inheritors.

18. MHT 110 MHT 110 Account of two slaves appropriated illegaly. Ownership of slaves

19. MHT 60 MHT 60 This image should be the beginning of the document. Record of evaluation and inventory of estate of the deceased, Muhammad ibn al-Shaykh, following an order issued by a local judge. Document also lists...

20. MHT 190 MHT 190 Account of the events revolving around the sale of a female slave Selling slaves
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