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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Bargaining over a female slave between Qayid ibn Bab Sayyid and his sister Ya bint Baba Sayyid.
Account of inventory and distribution of the personal property of the deceased, Bashir ibn Amir Yakat.
Exchange of correspondence between the writer and Muhammad ibn Sayyid al-Mukhtar regarding a financial dispute. Verso contains a reply that dispute has been resolved.
Freeing of a female slave by owners Imbarak ibn Farrraj and his wife.
Sharing of servant between brother and sister
Letter to Sub[hi?] ibn Sayyid Zayyan informing him that the servant that addressee's mother had sent him, confirming that the servant is not in his house.
Confirmation that Ammar ibn Sayyid Ali issued a third of his assets to his son Ahmad, and that he gave his daughter 2 female slaves.
Dispute over ownership of a donkey
Account of inventory and distribution of the personal property of the deceased, Ammar wuld al-Bashar.
Four separate documents containing accounts of inventory and distribution of the estate of deceased whose names do not appear in the documents.
Letter to Karam Sayyid Zayn. Letter asks about slave that writer sent to Zaynan.
Letter. Addressee unknown. Account of dispute over ownership of a slave.
Record of various transactions. Verso contains a prayer.
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
Letter to Afdal bani Adnan. Subject is marrying a female slave and granting her her freedom.
1946 or 1947
Record of damage to property caused by Sarriyah, daughter of Ghadad ibn Suyuti al-Tanbakti and compensation through purchase of damaged property.
1871 or 1872
Record of donating a house by Bint Fandagham to her freedman Muhammad al-Mahan, declaring full ownership. Verso contains scribe's signature.
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