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Browsing 209 item(s) in: Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
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1. 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

2. MHT 98 MHT 98 Marriage certificate. Three marriage contracts ranging in dates from 1895-1901. 1901

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

4. MHT 96 MHT 96 Letter to […] Sayyid Ahmad and Muhammad ibn Sayyid. Tells about money collected following death of a woman, with an account as to amount left after deduction of debts. Verso contains names and addresses....

5. MHT 95 MHT 95 Letter with an item of clothing as a gift.

6. MHT 94 MHT 94 Letter. Appears to be a reply to a request for clemency, granting clemency to person in question. Verso contains the reply letter.

7. MHT 93 MHT 93 Letter to Ahmad ibn Ahmad ibn Muhammad. Asks forgiveness for one Malik. Verso contains name of the messenger Ahmad ibn […]

8. MHT 92 MHT 92

9. MHT 91 MHT 91 Appears to be continuation of another page. Document details account of items given to sons of certain individuals.

10. MHT 90 MHT 90 Record of mother's gifts to her daughter. Verso contains caption: ""Rasm al-hibah"" = Gift document. 1872

11. MHT 9 MHT 9 Power of attorney issued to Muhammad ibn Anbirakat al-Takki for all assets held in Timbuktu.

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

13. MHT 88 MHT 88 Letter. Addressee: Amir ibn al-Amir. Subject of letter is about a female slave.

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

15. MHT 86 MHT 86 Declaration of freedom grated by a mistress to her female slave.

16. MHT 85 MHT 85 Listing and evaluation of the estate of a deceased person, mostly slaves. [1891?]

17. MHT 84 MHT 84 Letter. Addressee is Ahmad Abu al-Abbas. Appears to be brother of writer. Personal letter.

18. MHT 83 MHT 83 Letter to a son. Telling of a dispute between the writer and another person over a female slave. Verso contains addressee's name. Property disputes

19. MHT 82 MHT 82

20. MHT 81 MHT 81
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