Manuscript/Mixed Material The life of Omar ben Saeed, called Morro, a Fullah Slave in Fayetteville, N.C. Owned by Governor Owen
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- The life of Omar ben Saeed, called Morro, a Fullah Slave in Fayetteville, N.C. Owned by Governor Owen
- Said, Omar ibn, 1770?-1863
- Dwight, Theodore, 1796-1866, former owner
- Cotheal, Henry, 1779 or 1780-1849, related name
- Kebe, Lamine, related name
- Omar ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
- Fol. 1a-3a. Sūrat al-Mulk -- fol. 7b-12a. The life of Omar ibn Saeed.
- - Said, Omar ibn,--1770?-1863
- - Slave narratives--North Carolina
- - Slaves--North Carolina--Biography
- - Slaves' writings, American
- - Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
- - Manuscript.
- - Title page in English; text in Arabic.
- - Title from page 4 of cover.
- - Autograph.
- - Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017.
- - Written in North Carolina, United States of America.
- - Paper; white wove paper; black ink.
- - Maghribī script; varying number of lines per page in varying written areas.
- - Fol. 1a-3a, fol. 3b-7a (blank), fol. 7b-12a.
- - Binding; cover torn, cover missing; some pages detached.
- - Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
- 12 leaves (varying number of lines), paper : bound ; 19.4 x 16 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
- E445.N8 O43, no. 42
Library of Congress Control Number
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- Cotheal, Henry
- Dwight, Theodore
- Kebe, Lamine
- Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
- Said, Omar Ibn
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Chicago citation style:
Said, Omar Ibn, 1770?-1863, Theodore Dwight, Henry Cotheal, Lamine Kebe, and Omar Ibn Said Collection. The life of Omar ben Saeed, called Morro, a Fullah Slave in Fayetteville, N.C. Owned by Governor Owen. [?, 1831] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018371864/.
APA citation style:
Said, O. I., Dwight, T., Cotheal, H., Kebe, L. & Omar Ibn Said Collection. (1831) The life of Omar ben Saeed, called Morro, a Fullah Slave in Fayetteville, N.C. Owned by Governor Owen. [?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018371864/.
MLA citation style:
Said, Omar Ibn, 1770?-1863, et al. The life of Omar ben Saeed, called Morro, a Fullah Slave in Fayetteville, N.C. Owned by Governor Owen. [?, 1831] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018371864/>.