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Browsing 209 item(s) in: Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
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21. MHT 117 MHT 117 Testimony ascertaining the good physical condition of a slave. Evaluation of slaves

22. MHT 118 MHT 118 Granting freedom to a young female slave 1918

23. MHT 119 MHT 119 Letter to a judge. Document is cropped. Reference to a slave owned by writer's sister. Verso contains an illustration.

24. MHT 12 MHT 12 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;... 1941 Property distribution

25. MHT 120 MHT 120 Record of request by woman to scribe to document something. No specific apparent subject.

26. MHT 121 MHT 121 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?]

27. MHT 122 MHT 122 Record of a transaction involving two slaves, interrupted by illness of one of the parties. Business transactions

28. 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

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

30. MHT 125 MHT 125 Letter regarding jewels as value for a female slave.

31. MHT 126 MHT 126 Letter to Ibrahim wuld Iswaylid al-Takni, requesting him to purchase slaves from their present owner. Purchasing slaves

32. MHT 127 MHT 127

33. MHT 128 MHT 128 Record of various payments to settle debts and in exchange for slaves.

34. MHT 129 MHT 129 Letter to addressed to her father regarding payments in gold weights for purchase of jewelry. [1937?]

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

36. MHT 130 MHT 130 Letter with detailed account of various purchases. Purchases

37. MHT 131 MHT 131 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.

38. MHT 132 MHT 132 Letter to writer's father Ali ibn Sayyid Ziya[n?] al-Sharif, sending him a young female slave and sundry items, including rice. Slaves as gifts

39. MHT 133 MHT 133 Letter to Ali ibn Sayyid Zayyan.

40. MHT 134 MHT 134 Record of gift from a father to his daughter, including a 3 year old slave girl.
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