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Browsing 209 item(s) in: Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
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101. MHT 119 MHT 119 Letter to a judge. Document is cropped. Reference to a slave owned by writer's sister. Verso contains an illustration.

102. MHT 36 MHT 36 Letter to a judge (Sayyid Ibn Bab al-Hajj) requesting judgment over a dispute with another person. Verso contains addressee's name and [address?] Disputes

103. 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

104. 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....

105. 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....

106. MHT 125 MHT 125 Letter regarding jewels as value for a female slave.

107. 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...

108. MHT 28 MHT 28 Letter from Muhammad al-Salih to Ahmad Baba describing attack on Salih's slave. Verso bears seal with ""Ahmad Baba"" inscribed on it. Appears to be a confirmation of Salih's letter.

109. MHT 29 MHT 29 Letter containing an issue of exoneration for Abdal ibn Didaw, (recipient of letter). Courrier instructed to read letter to recipient. Verso contains addressee's name (Abdal ibn Didaw). Exoneration

110. MHT 51 MHT 51 Letter complaining about addressee's slave and what he did to her servant. Addressee: Yakamit bint Araf. Verso contains an address.

111. MHT 15 MHT 15 Legible whole words: line 1 refers to the name, Ahmad, ruler of [..] -- line 2 […] Allah willing.

112. MHT 22 MHT 22 Judgment in a dispute between a man and a woman over a female slave, granting the man's share to the woman. Property dispute; distribution

113. MHT 140 MHT 140 Inventory and evaluation of the belongings of a deceased woman, Lul Kulthum bin Abd al-Malik.

114. MHT 44 MHT 44 Inventory and evaluation of estate following death of Mulay Bab Sharaf ibn al-Fulami … 1898

115. 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.

116. MHT 118 MHT 118 Granting freedom to a young female slave 1918

117. MHT 42 MHT 42 Freeing of the daughter of a slave. Verso contains the scribe's fee. 1725 or 1726

118. MHT 187 MHT 187 Freeing of a female slave by owners Imbarak ibn Farrraj and his wife. 1913

119. MHT 72 MHT 72 Fragment. Visible part lists names of inheritors of the estate of a deceased man.

120. MHT 221 MHT 221 Four separate documents containing accounts of inventory and distribution of the estate of deceased whose names do not appear in the documents.
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