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121. MHT 217 MHT 217

122. MHT 218 MHT 218 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Abu Bakr ibn Mundh[ir?] Muhammad.

123. MHT 219 MHT 219 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Buni ibn Mudgugu.

124. 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

125. MHT 220 MHT 220 Account of miscellaneous trading activities including slave trading, leather, gum Arabic, and other items. Trade conducted in gold and wad'ahs. Includes a summary of the document in modern Arabic.

126. MHT 221 MHT 221 Four separate documents containing accounts of inventory and distribution of the estate of deceased whose names do not appear in the documents.

127. 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

128. MHT 24 MHT 24

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

130. MHT 26 MHT 26 Appears to be a letter regarding value given in exchange for slaves and cattle.

131. MHT 27 MHT 27

132. MHT 28 MHT 28 Letter from Muhammad al-Salih to Ahmad Baba describing attack on Salih's slave. Verso bears seal with ""Ahmad Baba"" inscribed on it. Appears to be a confirmation of Salih's letter.

133. 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

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

135. 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

136. MHT 32 MHT 32 Declaration that Fatimah bint Abd al-Rahman gave her slave as a gift to her daughter. 1891

137. MHT 33 MHT 33 Lines struck through over text. Appears to be record of giving of rice and other grains to a female slave named Linat Ghummu, owned by Ibrahim ibn Bint […] Verso contains a religious phrase.

138. MHT 34 MHT 34

139. MHT 35 MHT 35 Record of distribution of inheritance. 1668/9?

140. 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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