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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Record of purchase of a female slave for 8000 [wad'ahs]. Buyer
Listing and evaluation of the estate of a deceased person, mostly slaves.
Donation of a dwelling (roofed passageway)
1773 or 1774
Declaration of freedom granted by Yaqub ibn al-Fa al-Amin to his slaves and their daughters, and that their affairs are to be dealt with by the son of the owner.
Marriage certificate. Three marriage contracts ranging in dates from 1895-1901.
Instructions issued by slaveowner that his female slave should be set free after his death, and that she should not be considered as part of his estate.
Marriage contract between slaves, with exchange of dowry between their owners.
[between 1960 and 1969]
Record of gift from a father to his daughter, including a 3 year old slave girl.
Evaluation of estate of the deceased Abu Uthman and distribution of the inheritance among his inheritors.
1901 or 1902
Record of leaving as collateral a slave and a servant for the sum of 15 gold weights.
Change of appraisal of value of slave from 22 to 30 gold weights due to her giving birth to a child.
Record of sending 2 servants from Muhammad al-Jubayri, to be accompanied by Muhammad wuld Ubayd.
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.
Record of slave donation by a woman to one Ibn Mawlud.
1721 or 1722
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased whose name does not appear on the document.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Muhammad al-Madan.
Record of freeing of slaves by their master
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