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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Power of attorney over a female slave
Power of attorney issued to Muhammad ibn Anbirakat al-Takki for all assets held in Timbuktu.
Payment for a female slave as collateral
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....
Mutilation of a female slave who bled to death.
1868 or 1968
Marriage contract between slaves, with exchange of dowry between their owners.
[between 1960 and 1969]
Marriage certificate. Three marriage contracts ranging in dates from 1895-1901.
Listing and evaluation of the estate of a deceased person, mostly slaves.
List of money and other assets with appropriations to various individuals.
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.
Letter.Complaints and other matters. Addressee: Ahmad ibn Mahmud al-Nasiri.
Letter. Subject not clear. The term ""slave"" used once. Possibly out of context. Verso is request for urgent reply.
Letter. Appears to be a reply to a request for clemency, granting clemency to person in question. Verso contains the reply letter.
Letter. Addressee: Amir ibn al-Amir. Subject of letter is about a female slave.
Letter. Addressee unknown. Account of dispute over ownership of a slave.
Letter. Addressee is Ahmad Abu al-Abbas. Appears to be brother of writer. Personal letter.
Letter. Account of distribution of inheritance to beneficiaries.
Letter with detailed account of various purchases.
Letter with an item of clothing as a gift.
Letter to writer's sons relieving them of debts with slaves.
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