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Browsing 209 item(s) in: Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
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21. MHT 65 MHT 65 Purchase of a slave who was part of an inheritance 12-- H [between 1785 and 1885] Purchasing slaves

22. MHT 45 MHT 45 Record of purchase of a female slave for 18 goldweight. Purchasing slaves

23. MHT 126 MHT 126 Letter to Ibrahim wuld Iswaylid al-Takni, requesting him to purchase slaves from their present owner. Purchasing slaves

24. MHT 130 MHT 130 Letter with detailed account of various purchases. Purchases

25. MHT 192 MHT 192 Purchase and amounts owed. Verso contains document creator's signature. 1880 Purchases

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

27. 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

28. MHT 21 MHT 21 Distribution of slave's value among family members. Property distribution

29. 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

30. MHT 23 MHT 23 Dispute over the value of a female slave as part of the inheritance left by the deceased. Detailed account of events involved in this dispute, along with accounts of what was said. Dispute is between the... 1901 or 1902 Property disputes; Disposition of property

31. MHT 59 MHT 59 Record of change of testimony following dispute over a servant, corroborated by witnesses. Property disputes

32. MHT 170 MHT 170 Letter. Addressee unknown. Account of dispute over ownership of a slave. Property disputes

33. MHT 83 MHT 83 Letter to a son. Telling of a dispute between the writer and another person over a female slave. Verso contains addressee's name. Property disputes

34. MHT 69 MHT 69 Record of distribution of gold among the inheritors, with listing of names and individual amounts. Manuscript also records a dispute among those not included as beneficiaries, followed by the words of... Property disputes

35. MHT 22 MHT 22 Judgment in a dispute between a man and a woman over a female slave, granting the man's share to the woman. Property dispute; distribution

36. MHT 123 MHT 123 Letter to Tijani ibn S. Muhammad. Deals with marriage of a female slave, and dispute over ownership of her children. Property dispute

37. MHT 13 MHT 13 Dispute between brothers over ownership of a slave Property dispute

38. MHT 16 MHT 16 Document is cropped. Visible section showing exchange of property items: camel, cow and male slave following death of a person. Property dispute

39. MHT 17 MHT 17 Dispute over ownership of a donkey Property dispute

40. MHT 158 MHT 158 Record of transfer of ownership of 2 female slaves to donor's daughters. This portion of document is statement by notary in confirmation of its contents. 1857 or 1858 Ownership of slaves; Slaves as gifts
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