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
Library of Congress Control Number
2018371864
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Description
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.
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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://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/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://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/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/>.