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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Record of sending 2 servants from Muhammad al-Jubayri, to be accompanied by Muhammad wuld Ubayd.
Letter. Subject not clear. The term ""slave"" used once. Possibly out of context. Verso is request for urgent reply.
Letter to Abu al-Abbas ibn Umar. Trading of rice. Quantities specified. Addressee's name on bottom right of verso.
Record of freeing of slaves by their master.
Record of freeing of slave by his master
1947 or 1948
Record of gifts from father to son on occasion of birthday. Gifts include slaves and servants.
1891 or 1892
Slaves as gifts
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
Letter to a son. Telling of a dispute between the writer and another person over a female slave. Verso contains addressee's name.
Letter. Addressee is Ahmad Abu al-Abbas. Appears to be brother of writer. Personal letter.
Listing and evaluation of the estate of a deceased person, mostly slaves.
Declaration of freedom grated by a mistress to her female slave.
Record of distribution of estate of a deceased woman after deducting debts to her creditors.
Letter. Addressee: Amir ibn al-Amir. Subject of letter is about a female slave.
Record of freeing of a slave by his owner
1944 or 1945
Power of attorney issued to Muhammad ibn Anbirakat al-Takki for all assets held in Timbuktu.
Record of mother's gifts to her daughter. Verso contains caption: ""Rasm al-hibah"" = Gift document.
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