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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Record of distribution of estate of a deceased woman after deducting debts to her creditors.
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...
Record of distribution of inheritance.
Record of donating a female slave by a man to his wife
Record of donating a house by Bint Fandagham to her freedman Muhammad al-Mahan, declaring full ownership. Verso contains scribe's signature.
Record of evaluation of estate and distribution of inheritance, including settlement of debts, following death of Ahmad ibn Abd al-Rahman ibn Ismail .. .
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.
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.
Record of freeing of a female slave by her two owners, for religious atonement. Verso contains the name of a signatory confirming the religious wish for redemption.
1955 or 1956
Record of freeing of a slave by his mistress, whom she marries.
Record of freeing of a slave by his owner
1944 or 1945
Record of freeing of a slave.
1914 or 1915
Record of freeing of slave by his master
1947 or 1948
Record of freeing of slaves by their master.
Record of freeing of slaves by their master
Record of gift from a father to his daughter, including a 3 year old slave girl.
Record of gifts from father to son on occasion of birthday. Gifts include slaves and servants.
1891 or 1892
Slaves as gifts
Record of land appropriated to Kalsak ibn Bali, prince of Buram, to be transferred to his son and grandson after his death.
Record of leaving as collateral a slave and a servant for the sum of 15 gold weights.
Record of mother's gifts to her daughter. Verso contains caption: ""Rasm al-hibah"" = Gift document.
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