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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Change of appraisal of value of slave from 22 to 30 gold weights due to her giving birth to a child.
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)
Legal claims; Assault
Confirmation that Ammar ibn Sayyid Ali issued a third of his assets to his son Ahmad, and that he gave his daughter 2 female slaves.
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.
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
Declaration of distribution of alms tax during Eid al-Fitr
Zakat; Id al-Fitr; Mali.
Declaration of freedom granted by Yaqub ibn al-Fa al-Amin to his slaves and their daughters, and that their affairs are to be dealt with by the son of the owner.
Declaration of freedom grated by a mistress to her female slave.
Declaration that Fatimah bint Abd al-Rahman gave her slave as a gift to her daughter.
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
Detailed estate inventory and evaluation, with distribution to beficiaries. Deceased: Arif ibn Muhammad
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.
Executors and administrators; Mali
Detailed list of slaves and other items inherited by Ali from his father.
Dispute between brothers over ownership of a slave
Dispute over ownership of a donkey
Dispute over ownership of female slave, presenting witnesses and confirming legitimacy of ownership.
Ownership of slaves; Disputes
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 Original owner claims the gift is no longer valid.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
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
Distribution of slave's value among family members.
Distribution of slaves and livestock among daughers Fatimah and Umm Kulthum, and son Muhammad al-Bashir.
1931 or 1932
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