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Browsing 209 item(s) in: Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
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21. MHT 80 MHT 80

22. MHT 8 MHT 8

23. MHT 79 MHT 79 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

24. MHT 78 MHT 78 Record of gifts from father to son on occasion of birthday. Gifts include slaves and servants. 1891 or 1892 Slaves as gifts

25. MHT 77 MHT 77 Record of freeing of slave by his master 1947 or 1948

26. MHT 76 MHT 76 Record of freeing of slaves by their master. 1881

27. MHT 75 MHT 75 Letter to Abu al-Abbas ibn Umar. Trading of rice. Quantities specified. Addressee's name on bottom right of verso.

28. MHT 74 MHT 74 Letter. Subject not clear. The term ""slave"" used once. Possibly out of context. Verso is request for urgent reply.

29. MHT 73 MHT 73 Record of sending 2 servants from Muhammad al-Jubayri, to be accompanied by Muhammad wuld Ubayd.

30. MHT 72 MHT 72 Fragment. Visible part lists names of inheritors of the estate of a deceased man.

31. MHT 71 MHT 71

32. MHT 70 MHT 70 Evaluation of estate of a deceased person and its distribution among the inheritors.

33. MHT 7 MHT 7 A detailed inventory and evaluation of the estate of [Na---] bin Bishr bint Abi Bakr al-Qayid following her death. Her estate was divided according to Islamic law among her two daughters, her brother and... 1905

34. MHT 69 MHT 69 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... Property disputes

35. MHT 68 MHT 68 Torn document. Visible part probably a record of purchase of slaves with different amounts sent to different buyers between 1880 and 1881. 1881

36. MHT 67 MHT 67 Record of quarrel and revenge between families. Date cannot be determined due to tear in the page.

37. MHT 66 MHT 66 List of money and other assets with appropriations to various individuals. 1830 Assets

38. MHT 65 MHT 65 Purchase of a slave who was part of an inheritance 12-- H [between 1785 and 1885] Purchasing slaves

39. MHT 64 MHT 64 Record of creator's gift of a slave and her son to his wife, as a sign of good will. Detailed description of the female slave. Text includes detailed explanation of ownership status of slaves in Islam.... 1838 Ownership of slaves

40. MHT 63 MHT 63 Record of sale of slave. Partial payment is accepted by seller. 1898 Selling slaves
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