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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased whose name does not appear on the document.
List of money and other assets with appropriations to various individuals.
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.
Bargaining over a female slave between Qayid ibn Bab Sayyid and his sister Ya bint Baba Sayyid.
Record of despatch of goods and money to various individuals
Record of a transaction involving two slaves, interrupted by illness of one of the parties.
Exchange of correspondence between the writer and Muhammad ibn Sayyid al-Mukhtar regarding a financial dispute. Verso contains a reply that dispute has been resolved.
Letter to a judge (Sayyid Ibn Bab al-Hajj) requesting judgment over a dispute with another person. Verso contains addressee's name and [address?]
Document certifying settlement of disagreement between husband and wife, resulting in waiver by husband of the bond of marriage.
Dissolution of marriage
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.
Testimony ascertaining the good physical condition of a slave.
Evaluation of slaves
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
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 freeing of a slave by his owner
1944 or 1945
Record of distribution of estate of a deceased woman after deducting debts to her creditors.
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....
Declaration of a list of slaves with their individual values as part of inheritance left for the son of Ibrahim ibn al-Fa, with confirmation of receipt.
Inheritance; Slaves; Africa; sources and documents
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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