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Browsing 209 item(s) in: Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
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1. MHT 102 MHT 102 Marriage contract between slaves, with exchange of dowry between their owners. [between 1960 and 1969]

2. MHT 129 MHT 129 Letter to addressed to her father regarding payments in gold weights for purchase of jewelry. [1937?]

3. MHT 136 MHT 136 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. [1899?] Executors and administrators; Mali

4. MHT 85 MHT 85 Listing and evaluation of the estate of a deceased person, mostly slaves. [1891?]

5. MHT 79 MHT 79 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

6. MHT 163 MHT 163 Account of appropriation of assets to wife and children 1952 Transfer of property

7. MHT 18 MHT 18 Sharing of servant between brother and sister 1949 Property distribution

8. MHT 77 MHT 77 Record of freeing of slave by his master 1947 or 1948

9. MHT 173 MHT 173 Letter to Afdal bani Adnan. Subject is marrying a female slave and granting her her freedom. 1946 or 1947

10. MHT 89 MHT 89 Record of freeing of a slave by his owner 1944 or 1945 Freedmen; Mali

11. MHT 12 MHT 12 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;... 1941 Property distribution

12. MHT 153 MHT 153 Evaluation of estate of the deceased Ahmad ibn al-Qaid and distribution of the inheritance among his inheritors. 1932

13. MHT 11 MHT 11 Distribution of slaves and livestock among daughers Fatimah and Umm Kulthum, and son Muhammad al-Bashir. 1931 or 1932 Property distribution

14. MHT 118 MHT 118 Granting freedom to a young female slave 1918

15. MHT 147 MHT 147 Record of freeing of a slave. 1914 or 1915

16. MHT 187 MHT 187 Freeing of a female slave by owners Imbarak ibn Farrraj and his wife. 1913

17. MHT 19 MHT 19 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. 1911 Estate distribution

18. MHT 7 MHT 7 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... 1905

19. MHT 193 MHT 193 Record of donating a house by Bint Fandagham to her freedman Muhammad al-Mahan, declaring full ownership. Verso contains scribe's signature. 1905

20. MHT 46 MHT 46 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) 1905 Legal claims; Assault
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