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Browsing 209 item(s) in: Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
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161. MHT 3 MHT 3 Upper portion is cropped on the left. Eulogy to someone who was killed, probably in battle. Martyrdom

162. MHT 57 MHT 57 Record of transfer of ownership of slaves and livestock from various persons to their children and grandchildren. 1888 or 1889 Ownership of slaves

163. MHT 64 MHT 64 Record of creator's gift of a slave and her son to his wife, as a sign of good will. Detailed description of the female slave. Text includes detailed explanation of ownership status of slaves in Islam.... 1838 Ownership of slaves

164. MHT 110 MHT 110 Account of two slaves appropriated illegaly. Ownership of slaves

165. MHT 124 MHT 124 Transfer of ownership of a female slave 1904 Ownership of slaves

166. 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

167. MHT 115 MHT 115 Records of transfer of ownership of slaves and camels by individuals to their sons. 1893 Ownership of slaves

168. MHT 54 MHT 54 Dispute over ownership of female slave, presenting witnesses and confirming legitimacy of ownership. Ownership of slaves; Disputes

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

170. MHT 158 MHT 158 Record of transfer of ownership of 2 female slaves to donor's daughters. This portion of document is statement by notary in confirmation of its contents. 1857 or 1858 Ownership of slaves; Slaves as gifts

171. MHT 123 MHT 123 Letter to Tijani ibn S. Muhammad. Deals with marriage of a female slave, and dispute over ownership of her children. Property dispute

172. MHT 13 MHT 13 Dispute between brothers over ownership of a slave Property dispute

173. MHT 16 MHT 16 Document is cropped. Visible section showing exchange of property items: camel, cow and male slave following death of a person. Property dispute

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

175. 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

176. MHT 59 MHT 59 Record of change of testimony following dispute over a servant, corroborated by witnesses. Property disputes

177. MHT 83 MHT 83 Letter to a son. Telling of a dispute between the writer and another person over a female slave. Verso contains addressee's name. Property disputes

178. MHT 69 MHT 69 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... Property disputes

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

180. MHT 23 MHT 23 Dispute over the value of a female slave as part of the inheritance left by the deceased. Detailed account of events involved in this dispute, along with accounts of what was said. Dispute is between the... 1901 or 1902 Property disputes; Disposition of property
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