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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Letter.Complaints and other matters. Addressee: Ahmad ibn Mahmud al-Nasiri.
Letter to a Timbuktu judge.Request for transfer of debts from a freed female slave to the writer. Verso contains addressee's name and [name of letter carrier?]
Letter to Umar ibn Jitar regarding delivery of grain.
Record of mother's gifts to her daughter. Verso contains caption: ""Rasm al-hibah"" = Gift document.
Record of various payments to settle debts and in exchange for slaves.
Granting freedom to a young female slave
Letter complaining about addressee's slave and what he did to her servant. Addressee: Yakamit bint Araf. Verso contains an address.
Power of attorney issued to Muhammad ibn Anbirakat al-Takki for all assets held in Timbuktu.
Payment for a female slave as collateral
Letter to […] Sayyid Ahmad and Muhammad ibn Sayyid. Tells about money collected following death of a woman, with an account as to amount left after deduction of debts. Verso contains names and addresses....
Inventory and evaluation of the belongings of a deceased woman, Lul Kulthum bin Abd al-Malik.
Letter. Addressee: Amir ibn al-Amir. Subject of letter is about a female slave.
Letter. Appears to be a reply to a request for clemency, granting clemency to person in question. Verso contains the reply letter.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Abu Bakr Siddiq.
Declaration of freedom grated by a mistress to her female slave.
Letter from someone asking for pardon, and requesting permission to have a slave enter into a marriage contract with another one. Author's name cropped. Addressee: Uthman Sishi. Verso of letter contains...
Letter to Ali ibn Sayyid Zayyan.
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