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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Letter. Addressee: Amir ibn al-Amir. Subject of letter is about a female slave.
Letter to Karam Sayyid Zayn. Letter asks about slave that writer sent to Zaynan.
Legible whole words: line 1 refers to the name, Ahmad, ruler of [..] -- line 2 […] Allah willing.
Letter to Ali ibn Sayyid Zayyan.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Fatimah Darambi bint Bab Uthman.
Letter to a judge (Sayyid Ibn Bab al-Hajj) requesting judgment over a dispute with another person. Verso contains addressee's name and [address?]
Purchase of a slave who was part of an inheritance
12-- H [between 1785 and 1885]
Record of distribution of inheritance.
Record of slave donation by a woman to one Ibn Mawlud.
1721 or 1722
Freeing of the daughter of a slave. Verso contains the scribe's fee.
1725 or 1726
Donation of a dwelling (roofed passageway)
1773 or 1774
Document certifying settlement of disagreement between husband and wife, resulting in waiver by husband of the bond of marriage.
Dissolution of marriage
List of money and other assets with appropriations to various individuals.
Record of creator's gift of a slave and her son to his wife, as a sign of good will. Detailed description of the female slave. Text includes detailed explanation of ownership status of slaves in Islam....
Ownership of slaves
Record of transfer of ownership of 2 female slaves to donor's daughters. This portion of document is statement by notary in confirmation of its contents.
1857 or 1858
Ownership of slaves; Slaves as gifts
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Muhammad al-Madan.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased -- appears to be a portion of a document.
Confirmation that Ammar ibn Sayyid Ali issued a third of his assets to his son Ahmad, and that he gave his daughter 2 female slaves.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Muhammad al-Madar ibn Buss.
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