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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Title

  • The life of Omar ben Saeed, called Morro, a Fullah Slave in Fayetteville, N.C. Owned by Governor Owen

Contributor Names

  • 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

  • [1831?]

Contents

  • Fol. 1a-3a. Sūrat al-Mulk -- fol. 7b-12a. The life of Omar ibn Saeed.

Subject Headings

  • -  Said, Omar ibn,--1770?-1863
  • -  Slave narratives--North Carolina
  • -  Slaves--North Carolina--Biography
  • -  Slaves' writings, American
  • -  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)

Notes

  • -  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.

Medium

  • 12 leaves (varying number of lines), paper : bound ; 19.4 x 16 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E445.N8 O43, no. 42

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018371864

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Omar Ibn Said Collection.

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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/>.