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Browsing 209 item(s) in: Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
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121. MHT 81 MHT 81

122. MHT 80 MHT 80

123. MHT 128 MHT 128 Record of various payments to settle debts and in exchange for slaves.

124. MHT 116 MHT 116 Record of receipt of money in exchange for a servant, and distribution of the amount among partners. Selling servants

125. MHT 150 MHT 150

126. MHT 9 MHT 9 Power of attorney issued to Muhammad ibn Anbirakat al-Takki for all assets held in Timbuktu.

127. 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....

128. MHT 142 MHT 142 Letter to Umar ibn Jitar regarding delivery of grain.

129. MHT 220 MHT 220 Account of miscellaneous trading activities including slave trading, leather, gum Arabic, and other items. Trade conducted in gold and wad'ahs. Includes a summary of the document in modern Arabic.

130. MHT 219 MHT 219 Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Buni ibn Mudgugu.

131. MHT 132 MHT 132 Letter to writer's father Ali ibn Sayyid Ziya[n?] al-Sharif, sending him a young female slave and sundry items, including rice. Slaves as gifts

132. MHT 17 MHT 17 Dispute over ownership of a donkey Property dispute

133. MHT 27 MHT 27

134. MHT 131 MHT 131 Record of freeing of a female slave by her owner. NOTE: A slip of paper written in modern Arabic script summarizes the contents of the document.

135. MHT 33 MHT 33 Lines struck through over text. Appears to be record of giving of rice and other grains to a female slave named Linat Ghummu, owned by Ibrahim ibn Bint […] Verso contains a religious phrase.

136. MHT 170 MHT 170 Letter. Addressee unknown. Account of dispute over ownership of a slave. Property disputes

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

138. MHT 154 MHT 154 Detailed list of slaves and other items inherited by Ali from his father.

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

140. MHT 112 MHT 112 Letter to Ahmad ibn Umar. Response to a request to transfer ownership of a female slave from one person to another, and the dispute that followed.
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