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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Record of freeing of a female slave by her two owners, for religious atonement. Verso contains the name of a signatory confirming the religious wish for redemption.
1955 or 1956
Record of gifts from father to son on occasion of birthday. Gifts include slaves and servants.
1891 or 1892
Slaves as gifts
Record of freeing of slave by his master
1947 or 1948
Record of freeing of slaves by their master.
Letter to Abu al-Abbas ibn Umar. Trading of rice. Quantities specified. Addressee's name on bottom right of verso.
Letter. Subject not clear. The term ""slave"" used once. Possibly out of context. Verso is request for urgent reply.
Record of sending 2 servants from Muhammad al-Jubayri, to be accompanied by Muhammad wuld Ubayd.
Fragment. Visible part lists names of inheritors of the estate of a deceased man.
Evaluation of estate of a deceased person and its distribution among the inheritors.
A detailed inventory and evaluation of the estate of [Na---] bin Bishr bint Abi Bakr al-Qayid following her death. Her estate was divided according to Islamic law among her two daughters, her brother and...
Record of distribution of gold among the inheritors, with listing of names and individual amounts. Manuscript also records a dispute among those not included as beneficiaries, followed by the words of...
Torn document. Visible part probably a record of purchase of slaves with different amounts sent to different buyers between 1880 and 1881.
Record of quarrel and revenge between families. Date cannot be determined due to tear in the page.
List of money and other assets with appropriations to various individuals.
Purchase of a slave who was part of an inheritance
12-- H [between 1785 and 1885]
Record of creator's gift of a slave and her son to his wife, as a sign of good will. Detailed description of the female slave. Text includes detailed explanation of ownership status of slaves in Islam....
Ownership of slaves
Record of sale of slave. Partial payment is accepted by seller.
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