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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Marriage contract between slaves, with exchange of dowry between their owners.
[between 1960 and 1969]
Record of purchase of a female slave for 8000 [wad'ahs]. Buyer
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.
Letter.Complaints and other matters. Addressee: Ahmad ibn Mahmud al-Nasiri.
Record of death of Muhammad ibn Sanbapar and detailed inventory and evaluation of estate with names of inheritors.
1897 or 1898
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased -- appears to be a portion of a document.
Declaration of freedom granted by Yaqub ibn al-Fa al-Amin to his slaves and their daughters, and that their affairs are to be dealt with by the son of the owner.
Record of slave donation by a woman to one Ibn Mawlud.
1721 or 1722
Question and answer about legitimacy of deceased husband's inheritance in claiming part of the deceased wife's assets.
Record of evaluation of estate and distribution of inheritance following death of Buti ibn Bandi ibn Jinu -- mostly slaves and rice fields a copy of the Koran.
Document certifying settlement of disagreement between husband and wife, resulting in waiver by husband of the bond of marriage.
Dissolution of marriage
Upper portion is cropped on the left. Eulogy to someone who was killed, probably in battle.
Torn document. Visible part probably a record of purchase of slaves with different amounts sent to different buyers between 1880 and 1881.
Record of various transactions in the purchase and sale of assets.
Evaluation of estate of a deceased person and its distribution among the inheritors.
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