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41. MHT 97 MHT 97 Letter to Ahmad ibn Umar about ownership dispute over a female slave, requesting a judgment. Ownership of slaves; Property disputes

42. MHT 54 MHT 54 Dispute over ownership of female slave, presenting witnesses and confirming legitimacy of ownership. Ownership of slaves; Disputes

43. MHT 64 MHT 64 Record of creator's gift of a slave and her son to his wife, as a sign of good will. Detailed description of the female slave. Text includes detailed explanation of ownership status of slaves in Islam.... 1838 Ownership of slaves

44. MHT 99 MHT 99 Letter to [Abd al-Rahman] requesting return of sender's slave with the letter carrier. Verso contains the reply to Ibn Abu al-Abbas communicating that the slave has been married to a free woman and stating... Ownership of slaves

45. MHT 110 MHT 110 Account of two slaves appropriated illegaly. Ownership of slaves

46. MHT 124 MHT 124 Transfer of ownership of a female slave 1904 Ownership of slaves

47. MHT 115 MHT 115 Records of transfer of ownership of slaves and camels by individuals to their sons. 1893 Ownership of slaves

48. MHT 57 MHT 57 Record of transfer of ownership of slaves and livestock from various persons to their children and grandchildren. 1888 or 1889 Ownership of slaves

49. MHT 3 MHT 3 Upper portion is cropped on the left. Eulogy to someone who was killed, probably in battle. Martyrdom

50. MHT 46 MHT 46 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) 1905 Legal claims; Assault

51. MHT 1 MHT 1 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

52. MHT 31 MHT 31 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.... Inheritance

53. MHT 87 MHT 87 Record of distribution of estate of a deceased woman after deducting debts to her creditors. Inheritance

54. MHT 89 MHT 89 Record of freeing of a slave by his owner 1944 or 1945 Freedmen; Mali

55. MHT 29 MHT 29 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). Exoneration

56. MHT 136 MHT 136 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. [1899?] Executors and administrators; Mali

57. MHT 117 MHT 117 Testimony ascertaining the good physical condition of a slave. Evaluation of slaves

58. MHT 19 MHT 19 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. 1911 Estate distribution

59. MHT 4 MHT 4 Document certifying settlement of disagreement between husband and wife, resulting in waiver by husband of the bond of marriage. 1801 Dissolution of marriage

60. MHT 36 MHT 36 Letter to a judge (Sayyid Ibn Bab al-Hajj) requesting judgment over a dispute with another person. Verso contains addressee's name and [address?] Disputes
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