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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Letter to Tijani ibn S. Muhammad. Deals with marriage of a female slave, and dispute over ownership of her children.
Account of miscellaneous trading activities including slave trading, leather, gum Arabic, and other items. Trade conducted in gold and wad'ahs. Includes a summary of the document in modern Arabic.
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 ibn Mundh[ir?] Muhammad.
Transfer of ownership of a female slave
Ownership of slaves
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...
Record of various payments to settle debts and in exchange for slaves.
Letter to addressed to her father regarding payments in gold weights for purchase of jewelry.
Dispute between brothers over ownership of a slave
Letter with detailed account of various purchases.
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.
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
Letter to Ali ibn Sayyid Zayyan.
Declaration of distribution of alms tax during Eid al-Fitr
Zakat; Id al-Fitr; Mali.
Detailed estate inventory and evaluation, with distribution to beficiaries. Deceased: Muhammad al-Mukhtar ibn Muhammad al-Amin ibn al-Khaliq al-Rami. Procedures carried out before a judge.
Executors and administrators; Mali
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.
Exchange of money, rice, and semi-precious stones between a master and his female slave.
Slave's relations to master
Dispute over the value of a female slave as part of the inheritance left by the deceased. Detailed account of events involved in this dispute, along with accounts of what was said. Dispute is between the...
1901 or 1902
Property disputes; Disposition of property
Detailed estate inventory and evaluation, with distribution to beficiaries. Deceased: Arif ibn Muhammad
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