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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Muhammad al-Madar ibn Buss. This could be a continuation of other records of estate distribution concerning Ibn Buss. Note: Text appears...
Description of legal status of different kind of wives in Islamic law with repect to inheritance, depending on whether the wife is only for pleasure or as mother and domestic partner.
Women; Marriage; Islamic law; Inheritance and succession
Letter to Muhammad ibn Isa, requesting to transfer ownership of young slave from sons of Uthman to Muhammad Abu Bakr ibn Muhammad al-Shaykh.
Transfer of ownership
Upper portion is cropped on the left. Eulogy to someone who was killed, probably in battle.
Bargaining over a female slave between Qayid ibn Bab Sayyid and his sister Ya bint Baba Sayyid.
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
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Abu Bakr Siddiq.
Letter from Muhammad al-Salih to Ahmad Baba describing attack on Salih's slave. Verso bears seal with ""Ahmad Baba"" inscribed on it. Appears to be a confirmation of Salih's letter.
Dispute over ownership of female slave, presenting witnesses and confirming legitimacy of ownership.
Ownership of slaves; Disputes
Letter complaining about addressee's slave and what he did to her servant. Addressee: Yakamit bint Araf. Verso contains an address.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Abu Bakr ibn Mundh[ir?] Muhammad.
Record of purchase of a female slave for 8000 [wad'ahs]. Buyer
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased whose name does not appear on the document.
Appears to be a letter regarding value given in exchange for slaves and cattle.
Four separate documents containing accounts of inventory and distribution of the estate of deceased whose names do not appear in the documents.
Slaves as collateral for a loan. Verso contains an inscription.
Slaves as collateral
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