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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Account of inventory and distribution of the personal property of the deceased, Ammar wuld al-Bashar.
Letter to Umar ibn Jitar regarding delivery of grain.
Record of donating a female slave by a man to his wife
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Naniya Bab Sayyid.
Letter to Uthman al-Alam regarding a female slave as part of an inheritance.
Letter to Karam Sayyid Zayn. Letter asks about slave that writer sent to Zaynan.
Letter to Ahmad ibn Muhammad regarding a complaint about some of their female slaves. Verso summary of letter in modern Arabic.
Evaluation of estate of the deceased Abu Uthman and distribution of the inheritance among his inheritors.
1901 or 1902
Mutilation of a female slave who bled to death.
1868 or 1968
Letter complaining about addressee's slave and what he did to her servant. Addressee: Yakamit bint Araf. Verso contains an address.
Listing and evaluation of the estate of a deceased person, mostly slaves.
Question and answer about legitimacy of deceased husband's inheritance in claiming part of the deceased wife's assets.
Letter to Ali ibn Sayyid Zayyan.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, al-Madan (full name not available). NOTE: Seems to be a continuation of a missing page.
Record of purchase of a female slave, who was freed by her new master.
Official evuluation and inventory of the estate of a deceased man, Ba Barak ibn al-Madan Shibl, presided by a judge, Ahmad Bab ibn Abi al-Abbas. Detailed account of distribution of estate among inheritors....
Record of freeing of a slave.
1914 or 1915
Record of freeing of a female slave by her owner. NOTE: A slip of paper written in modern Arabic script summarizes the contents of the document.
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