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201. MHT 106 MHT 106 Letter requesting addressee to buy a female slave for the sender and deduct her cost and all other expenses from the land's harvest. Verso is letter from same sender disagreeing with terms of purchase....

202. MHT 105 MHT 105 Slaves as collateral for a loan. Verso contains an inscription. Slaves as collateral

203. MHT 104 MHT 104 Slaves as gifts from father to daughter 1883 or 1884 Slaves as gifts

204. MHT 103 MHT 103 Letter from someone asking for pardon, and requesting permission to have a slave enter into a marriage contract with another one. Author's name cropped. Addressee: Uthman Sishi. Verso of letter contains...

205. MHT 102 MHT 102 Marriage contract between slaves, with exchange of dowry between their owners. [between 1960 and 1969]

206. MHT 101 MHT 101 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 Original owner claims the gift is no longer valid.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

207. MHT 100 MHT 100 Instructions issued by slaveowner that his female slave should be set free after his death, and that she should not be considered as part of his estate.

208. MHT 10 MHT 10 Donation of a dwelling (roofed passageway) 1773 or 1774

209. MHT 1 MHT 1 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
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