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Browsing 209 item(s) in: Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
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1. MHT 98 MHT 98 Marriage certificate. Three marriage contracts ranging in dates from 1895-1901. 1901

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

3. MHT 201 MHT 201 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased whose name does not appear on the document.

4. 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

5. 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

6. MHT 20 MHT 20 Change of appraisal of value of slave from 22 to 30 gold weights due to her giving birth to a child.

7. MHT 199 MHT 199 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased -- appears to be a portion of a document. 1866

8. MHT 107 MHT 107 Addressee: Ahmad Baba ibn Sidab al-Abbas. Several subjects.

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

10. 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.

11. 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....

12. MHT 206 MHT 206 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased whose name does not appear on the document.

13. MHT 205 MHT 205

14. MHT 202 MHT 202 Record of various people taking into their charge slaves and other forms of property.

15. MHT 203 MHT 203 Record of various people taking into their charge slaves and other forms of property.

16. 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...

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

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

19. 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....

20. MHT 210 MHT 210 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Muhammad al-Madan. 1866
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