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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Power of attorney over a female slave
Record of various people taking into their charge slaves and other forms of property.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased whose name does not appear on the document.
Record of leaving as collateral a slave and a servant for the sum of 15 gold weights.
Testimony ascertaining the good physical condition of a slave.
Evaluation of slaves
Inventory and evaluation of the belongings of a deceased woman, Lul Kulthum bin Abd al-Malik.
Record of purchase of a female slave for 18 goldweight.
Record of various transactions in the purchase and sale of assets.
Distribution of the inheritance of Muhammad al-Mudan among his family, including his two wives, sons, daughters, nephews, brothers. A detailed account of the shares of the estate and the recipients' names....
Record of change of testimony following dispute over a servant, corroborated by witnesses.
Document is cropped. Visible section showing exchange of property items: camel, cow and male slave following death of a person.
Letter. Appears to be a reply to a request for clemency, granting clemency to person in question. Verso contains the reply letter.
Letter with detailed account of various purchases.
Letter to Ibrahim wuld Iswaylid al-Takni, requesting him to purchase slaves from their present owner.
Letter containing an issue of exoneration for Abdal ibn Didaw, (recipient of letter). Courrier instructed to read letter to recipient. Verso contains addressee's name (Abdal ibn Didaw).
Record of evaluation of estate and distribution of inheritance following death of Buti ibn Bandi ibn Jinu -- mostly slaves and rice fields a copy of the Koran.
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