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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Distribution of slave's value among family members.
Letter to Muhammad al-Tahir ibn Muhammad Ahmad. Refers to someone following a group in their travel.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Hamm Abu Bakr. Judge settled dispute among inheritors.
Distribution of slaves and livestock among daughers Fatimah and Umm Kulthum, and son Muhammad al-Bashir.
1931 or 1932
Letter to writer's sons relieving them of debts with slaves.
Letter to Ahmad ibn Umar. Response to a request to transfer ownership of a female slave from one person to another, and the dispute that followed.
Account of debt expressed in value of slaves.
1896 or 1897
Record of receipt of money in exchange for a servant, and distribution of the amount among partners.
Payment for a female slave as collateral
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Muhammad al-Madar ibn Buss.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased whose name does not appear on the document.
Records of transfer of ownership of slaves and camels by individuals to their sons.
Ownership of slaves
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, al-Imam Ibn Bunti.
Testimony ascertaining the good physical condition of a slave.
Evaluation of slaves
Letter to a judge. Document is cropped. Reference to a slave owned by writer's sister. Verso contains an illustration.
Testament of [Aliyah?] bint Yahya that she gave possession to her nephew Isa ibn Muhammad ibn al-Mawlud her share of books left to her by her father and her share of what her daughter had given to her;...
Record of request by woman to scribe to document something. No specific apparent subject.
Letter to a Timbuktu judge.Request for transfer of debts from a freed female slave to the writer. Verso contains addressee's name and [name of letter carrier?]
Record of a transaction involving two slaves, interrupted by illness of one of the parties.
Letter regarding jewels as value for a female slave.
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