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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Letter to Muhammad ibn Isa, requesting to transfer ownership of young slave from sons of Uthman to Muhammad Abu Bakr ibn Muhammad al-Shaykh.
Transfer of ownership
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
Document certifying settlement of disagreement between husband and wife, resulting in waiver by husband of the bond of marriage.
Dissolution of marriage
Freeing of the daughter of a slave. Verso contains the scribe's fee.
1725 or 1726
Record of evaluation of estate and distribution of inheritance following death of Buti ibn Bandi ibn Jinu -- mostly slaves and rice fields a copy of the Koran.
Inventory and evaluation of estate following death of Mulay Bab Sharaf ibn al-Fulami …
Record of purchase of a female slave for 18 goldweight.
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
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.
Record of purchase of a female slave for 8000 [wad'ahs]. Buyer
Record of death of Muhammad ibn Sanbapar and detailed inventory and evaluation of estate with names of inheritors.
1897 or 1898
Letter.Complaints and other matters. Addressee: Ahmad ibn Mahmud al-Nasiri.
Letter complaining about addressee's slave and what he did to her servant. Addressee: Yakamit bint Araf. Verso contains an address.
Record of slave donation by a woman to one Ibn Mawlud.
1721 or 1722
Record of despatch of goods and money to various individuals
Dispute over ownership of female slave, presenting witnesses and confirming legitimacy of ownership.
Ownership of slaves; Disputes
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