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Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu
Evaluation of estate of the deceased Ahmad ibn al-Qaid and distribution of the inheritance among his inheritors.
Detailed list of slaves and other items inherited by Ali from his father.
Letter. Account of distribution of inheritance to beneficiaries.
Record of purchase of a female slave, who was freed by her new master.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Bab Muhammad ibn al-Qayid Muhammad al-Sanawari. Monetary units used are Francs and Riyals.
Record of transfer of ownership of 2 female slaves to donor's daughters. This portion of document is statement by notary in confirmation of its contents.
1857 or 1858
Ownership of slaves; Slaves as gifts
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Fatimah Darambi bint Bab Uthman.
Document is cropped. Visible section showing exchange of property items: camel, cow and male slave following death of a person.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Naniya Bab Sayyid.
Account of inventory and distribution of the estate of the deceased, Nuh Sahib al-Shaykh.
Record of donating a female slave by a man to his wife
Record of reconciliation between brother and sister over property dispute.
Reconciliation; Property disputes
Record of purchase of a female slave for 18 goldweight.
Inventory and evaluation of estate following death of Mulay Bab Sharaf ibn al-Fulami …
Freeing of the daughter of a slave. Verso contains the scribe's fee.
1725 or 1726
Declaration that Fatimah bint Abd al-Rahman gave her slave as a gift to her daughter.
Account of appropriation of assets to wife and children
Transfer of property
Creator left for his sister full ownership of male slave and 2/3 ownership of a cow to her uncle, the remaining 1/3 going to his mother.
Description of legal status of different kind of wives in Islamic law with repect to inheritance, depending on whether the wife is only for pleasure or as mother and domestic partner.
Women; Marriage; Islamic law; Inheritance and succession
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