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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, al-Madan (full name not available). NOTE: Seems to be a continuation of a missing page.
Record of quarrel and revenge between families. Date cannot be determined due to tear in the page.
Question and answer about legitimacy of deceased husband's inheritance in claiming part of the deceased wife's assets.
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...
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.
Record of request by woman to scribe to document something. No specific apparent subject.
Fragment. Visible part lists names of inheritors of the estate of a deceased man.
Record of sending 2 servants from Muhammad al-Jubayri, to be accompanied by Muhammad wuld Ubayd.
Letter to Ahmad Baba ibn Abi al-Abbas. Record of female slave given as a gift.
Slaves as gifts
Record of various transactions. Verso contains a prayer.
Declaration of freedom grated by a mistress to her female slave.
Account of inventory and distribution of the personal property of the deceased, Ammar wuld al-Bashar.
Record of distribution of estate of a deceased woman after deducting debts to her creditors.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Nuh Sahib al-Shaykh.
Letter to Ahmad ibn Muhammad regarding a complaint about some of their female slaves. Verso summary of letter in modern Arabic.
Record of reconciliation between brother and sister over property dispute.
Reconciliation; Property disputes
Letter to Abu al-Abbas ibn Umar. Trading of rice. Quantities specified. Addressee's name on bottom right of verso.
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