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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Letter to Umar ibn Jitar regarding delivery of grain.
Purchase of a young slave as gift for a daughter.
Slaves as gifts
Inventory and evaluation of the belongings of a deceased woman, Lul Kulthum bin Abd al-Malik.
Official evuluation and inventory of the estate of a deceased man, Ba Barak ibn al-Madan Shibl, presided by a judge, Ahmad Bab ibn Abi al-Abbas. Detailed account of distribution of estate among inheritors....
Record of gift from a father to his daughter, including a 3 year old slave girl.
Record that Alal ibn Sayyid Muhammad ibn al-Habib granted to his wife his female slave as a gift for the purpose of reconciliation.
Letter to Uthman al-Alam regarding a female slave as part of an inheritance.
Account of shares in an inheritance issued to a few individuals. Document appears to be part of a larger document.
Record of leaving as collateral a slave and a servant for the sum of 15 gold weights.
Mutilation of a female slave who bled to death.
1868 or 1968
Record of freeing of a slave.
1914 or 1915
Letter to a judge (Sayyid Ibn Bab al-Hajj) requesting judgment over a dispute with another person. Verso contains addressee's name and [address?]
Record of distribution of inheritance.
Lines struck through over text. Appears to be record of giving of rice and other grains to a female slave named Linat Ghummu, owned by Ibrahim ibn Bint […] Verso contains a religious phrase.
Distribution of the inheritance of Muhammad al-Mudan among his family, including his two wives, sons, daughters, nephews, brothers. A detailed account of the shares of the estate and the recipients' names....
Power of attorney over a female slave
Letter containing an issue of exoneration for Abdal ibn Didaw, (recipient of letter). Courrier instructed to read letter to recipient. Verso contains addressee's name (Abdal ibn Didaw).
Letter to Ahmad ibn Muhammad regarding a complaint about some of their female slaves. Verso summary of letter in modern Arabic.
Record of land appropriated to Kalsak ibn Bali, prince of Buram, to be transferred to his son and grandson after his death.
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