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Browsing 209 item(s) in: Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
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1. MHT 107 MHT 107 Addressee: Ahmad Baba ibn Sidab al-Abbas. Several subjects.

2. MHT 141 MHT 141 Official evuluation and inventory of the estate of a deceased man, Ba Barak ibn al-Madan Shibl, presided by a judge, Ahmad Bab ibn Abi al-Abbas. Detailed account of distribution of estate among inheritors.... 1900

3. MHT 91 MHT 91 Appears to be continuation of another page. Document details account of items given to sons of certain individuals.

4. MHT 5 MHT 5

5. MHT 112 MHT 112 Letter to Ahmad ibn Umar. Response to a request to transfer ownership of a female slave from one person to another, and the dispute that followed.

6. MHT 93 MHT 93 Letter to Ahmad ibn Ahmad ibn Muhammad. Asks forgiveness for one Malik. Verso contains name of the messenger Ahmad ibn […]

7. MHT 95 MHT 95 Letter with an item of clothing as a gift.

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

9. MHT 120 MHT 120 Record of request by woman to scribe to document something. No specific apparent subject.

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

11. MHT 119 MHT 119 Letter to a judge. Document is cropped. Reference to a slave owned by writer's sister. Verso contains an illustration.

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

13. MHT 49 MHT 49 Record of death of Muhammad ibn Sanbapar and detailed inventory and evaluation of estate with names of inheritors. 1897 or 1898

14. MHT 131 MHT 131 Record of freeing of a female slave by her owner. NOTE: A slip of paper written in modern Arabic script summarizes the contents of the document.

15. MHT 111 MHT 111 Letter to writer's sons relieving them of debts with slaves.

16. MHT 135 MHT 135 Detailed estate inventory and evaluation, with distribution to beficiaries. Deceased: Arif ibn Muhammad

17. MHT 113 MHT 113 Account of debt expressed in value of slaves. 1896 or 1897

18. MHT 125 MHT 125 Letter regarding jewels as value for a female slave.

19. MHT 137 MHT 137 Letter to Uthman al-Alam regarding a female slave as part of an inheritance.

20. MHT 84 MHT 84 Letter. Addressee is Ahmad Abu al-Abbas. Appears to be brother of writer. Personal letter.
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