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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Letter to Ibrahim wuld Iswaylid al-Takni, requesting him to purchase slaves from their present owner.
Letter to Karam Sayyid Zayn. Letter asks about slave that writer sent to Zaynan.
Letter to Muhammad al-Tahir ibn Muhammad Ahmad. Refers to someone following a group in their travel.
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 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.
Letter to Tijani ibn S. Muhammad. Deals with marriage of a female slave, and dispute over ownership of her children.
Letter to Umar ibn Jitar regarding delivery of grain.
Letter to Uthman al-Alam regarding a female slave as part of an inheritance.
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
Letter to writer's sons relieving them of debts with slaves.
Letter with an item of clothing as a gift.
Letter with detailed account of various purchases.
Letter. Account of distribution of inheritance to beneficiaries.
Letter. Addressee is Ahmad Abu al-Abbas. Appears to be brother of writer. Personal letter.
Letter. Addressee unknown. Account of dispute over ownership of a slave.
Letter. Addressee: Amir ibn al-Amir. Subject of letter is about a female slave.
Letter. Appears to be a reply to a request for clemency, granting clemency to person in question. Verso contains the reply letter.
Letter. Subject not clear. The term ""slave"" used once. Possibly out of context. Verso is request for urgent reply.
Letter.Complaints and other matters. Addressee: Ahmad ibn Mahmud al-Nasiri.
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.
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