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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Marriage contract between slaves, with exchange of dowry between their owners.
[between 1960 and 1969]
Letter to addressed to her father regarding payments in gold weights for purchase of jewelry.
Detailed estate inventory and evaluation, with distribution to beficiaries. Deceased: Muhammad al-Mukhtar ibn Muhammad al-Amin ibn al-Khaliq al-Rami. Procedures carried out before a judge.
Executors and administrators; Mali
Listing and evaluation of the estate of a deceased person, mostly slaves.
Record of freeing of a female slave by her two owners, for religious atonement. Verso contains the name of a signatory confirming the religious wish for redemption.
1955 or 1956
Account of appropriation of assets to wife and children
Transfer of property
Sharing of servant between brother and sister
Record of freeing of slave by his master
1947 or 1948
Letter to Afdal bani Adnan. Subject is marrying a female slave and granting her her freedom.
1946 or 1947
Record of freeing of a slave by his owner
1944 or 1945
Testament of [Aliyah?] bint Yahya that she gave possession to her nephew Isa ibn Muhammad ibn al-Mawlud her share of books left to her by her father and her share of what her daughter had given to her;...
Evaluation of estate of the deceased Ahmad ibn al-Qaid and distribution of the inheritance among his inheritors.
Distribution of slaves and livestock among daughers Fatimah and Umm Kulthum, and son Muhammad al-Bashir.
1931 or 1932
Granting freedom to a young female slave
Record of freeing of a slave.
1914 or 1915
Freeing of a female slave by owners Imbarak ibn Farrraj and his wife.
Creator left for his sister full ownership of male slave and 2/3 ownership of a cow to her uncle, the remaining 1/3 going to his mother.
A detailed inventory and evaluation of the estate of [Na---] bin Bishr bint Abi Bakr al-Qayid following her death. Her estate was divided according to Islamic law among her two daughters, her brother and...
Record of donating a house by Bint Fandagham to her freedman Muhammad al-Mahan, declaring full ownership. Verso contains scribe's signature.
Charges against someone who assaulted a slave and sold her. The claim is for 15 sabuns. Top right stamp impression showing word ""wuld"" (son/sons of)
Legal claims; Assault
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