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Omar ben Saeed
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Manuscript, No. 1 –
In the name of God, the merciful the gracious. – God grant his blessing upon our lord (seidna) Mohammed. Blessed be He in whose hand is the kingdom & who is Almighty; who created death & life that he might make you the best of his works; for he is exalted; he is the forgiver (of sins,) who created seven heavens one above the other. Do you discern anything trifling in creation. Bring back your thoughts. Do you see anything worthless. Recall your vision in earnest. Turn your eye inward for it is diseased. God has adorned the heavens & the world with lamps, & has made us missiles for the devils, & given us for them a grievous punishment, & to those who have disbelieved their Lord, the punishment of hell & pains of body. Whoever associates with them shall hear a boiling caldron, & what is cast therein may fitly represent those who suffer under the anger of God. – Ask them if a prophet (director) has not been sent unto them: They say, “yes; a prophet has come to us, but we have lied to him. We said, ‘God has not sent us down anything, &

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Title
Translation of the life of Omar ibn Said.
Other Title
Manuscript no. 1. In the name of God, the merciful, the gracious
Omar ben Saeed
Summary
Isaac Bird's undated translation of the Life of Omar Ibn Said.
Contributor Names
Said, Omar ibn, 1770?-1863, author
Bird, Isaac, 1793-1876, translator.
Rothman, Adam, 1971- transcriber.
Omar ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[Connecticut?] : Isaac Bird, [between 1860 and 1864?]
Subject Headings
-  Said, Omar ibn,--1770?-1863
-  Slave narratives--North Carolina--Manuscripts--Translations into English
-  Slaves' writings, American--Manuscripts--Translations into English
-  Slaves--North Carolina--Biography--Manuscripts--Translations into English
-  Manuscripts--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Title devised by Library staff.
-  In English.
-  Transcription provided by Dr. Adam Rothman available online.
Medium
12 pages ; 21 x 16 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
E445.N8 O43, no. 27
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amedsaid1831.dw027
Library of Congress Control Number
2018662613
Online Format
online text
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LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2018662613
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Chicago citation style:

Said, Omar Ibn, 1770?-1863, Author, Adam Rothman, and Omar Ibn Said Collection. Translation of the life of Omar ibn Said. translateds by Bird, Isaac, Lator [Connecticut?: isaac bird, between 1860 and 1864?, 1860] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018662613/.

APA citation style:

Said, O. I., Rothman, A. & Omar Ibn Said Collection. (1860) Translation of the life of Omar ibn Said. Bird, I., trans [Connecticut?: isaac bird, between 1860 and 1864?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018662613/.

MLA citation style:

Said, Omar Ibn, 1770?-1863, Author, Adam Rothman, and Omar Ibn Said Collection. Translation of the life of Omar ibn Said. trans by Bird, Isaac, Lator [Connecticut?: isaac bird, between 1860 and 1864?, 1860] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018662613/>.

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