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1. MHT 143 MHT 143 Declaration of distribution of alms tax during Eid al-Fitr Zakat; Id al-Fitr; Mali.

2. MHT 39 MHT 39 Description of legal status of different kind of wives in Islamic law with repect to inheritance, depending on whether the wife is only for pleasure or as mother and domestic partner. Women; Marriage; Islamic law; Inheritance and succession

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

4. MHT 37 MHT 37 Letter to Muhammad ibn Isa, requesting to transfer ownership of young slave from sons of Uthman to Muhammad Abu Bakr ibn Muhammad al-Shaykh. Transfer of ownership

5. MHT 188 MHT 188 Record of various transactions. Verso contains a prayer. Transactions

6. MHT 166 MHT 166 Record of various transactions in the purchase and sale of assets. Transactions

7. MHT 101 MHT 101 Dispute over the status of a female slave who was given as a present and pushed into prostitution by the new owner. Original owner claims the gift is no longer valid. Slaves as gifts; Disputes

8. MHT 132 MHT 132 Letter to writer's father Ali ibn Sayyid Ziya[n?] al-Sharif, sending him a young female slave and sundry items, including rice. Slaves as gifts

9. MHT 14 MHT 14 Purchase of a young slave as gift for a daughter. Slaves as gifts

10. MHT 104 MHT 104 Slaves as gifts from father to daughter 1883 or 1884 Slaves as gifts

11. MHT 78 MHT 78 Record of gifts from father to son on occasion of birthday. Gifts include slaves and servants. 1891 or 1892 Slaves as gifts

12. MHT 165 MHT 165 Letter to Ahmad Baba ibn Abi al-Abbas. Record of female slave given as a gift. Slaves as gifts

13. MHT 105 MHT 105 Slaves as collateral for a loan. Verso contains an inscription. Slaves as collateral

14. MHT 25 MHT 25 Exchange of money, rice, and semi-precious stones between a master and his female slave. Slave's relations to master

15. MHT 2 MHT 2 A list of witnesses attesting to the distribution of shares among three women (Aliyah, Fatimah and Raqiyah) Shares; Property distribution; Ownership; Women

16. MHT 190 MHT 190 Account of the events revolving around the sale of a female slave Selling slaves

17. MHT 63 MHT 63 Record of sale of slave. Partial payment is accepted by seller. 1898 Selling slaves

18. MHT 116 MHT 116 Record of receipt of money in exchange for a servant, and distribution of the amount among partners. Selling servants

19. MHT 164 MHT 164 Record of reconciliation between brother and sister over property dispute. Reconciliation; Property disputes

20. MHT 139 MHT 139 Record that Alal ibn Sayyid Muhammad ibn al-Habib granted to his wife his female slave as a gift for the purpose of reconciliation. 1898 Reconciliation; Disputes
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