Manuscript/Mixed Material Arabic manuscript by Sheikh Sana See.

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Title
Arabic manuscript by Sheikh Sana See.
Contributor Names
Sana See, Sheikh, author.
Dwight, Theodore, 1796-1866, former owner.
Hicks, Frederick, active 1862, correspondent.
Omar ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[around 1853?]
Subject Headings
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Arabic.
-  Title assigned by cataloger.
-  Autograph.
-  At head of the first column (right side): "New York, Jan. 1854, The fourth Arabic ms. rec'd by me from Sheik Sena-see, a recaptured Mohammedan negro at Panama. Theodore Dwight."
-  Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017.
-  Written in Panama.
-  Paper; thin, tan color laid paper with elaborate blind stamp; brown and magenta ink; some text in graphite pencil; text is in two columns.
-  Maghribī script; 15 lines in written area 23 x 13.5 cm.
-  1 sheet.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: قال شيخ العالم الربوبي بحر السهودي(؟) سليسلين النحو البغدادي خبر العلم بحر الوالية موج الجود ... سيد ومولا عبد القادر الجيلاني رضي الله عنه ...
-  Explicit/Colophon: ... وسلم كل ما سلم وعلم سلم ولمسلم[و]ن كلهم ولمسلمات.
Medium
1 sheet, originally folded (15 lines), paper ; 26.7 x 21.4 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
E445.N8 O43, no. 38
Library of Congress Control Number
2018371874
Online Format
image
Description
Manuscript. Arabic. Title assigned by cataloger. Autograph. At head of the first column (right side): "New York, Jan. 1854, The fourth Arabic ms. rec'd by me from Sheik Sena-see, a recaptured Mohammedan negro at Panama. Theodore Dwight." Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017. Written in Panama. Paper; thin, tan color laid paper with elaborate blind stamp; brown and magenta ink; some text in graphite pencil; text is in two columns. Maghribī script; 15 lines in written area 23 x 13.5 cm. 1 sheet. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website. Incipit: قال شيخ العالم الربوبي بحر السهودي(؟) سليسلين النحو البغدادي خبر العلم بحر الوالية موج الجود ... سيد ومولا عبد القادر الجيلاني رضي الله عنه ... Explicit/Colophon: ... وسلم كل ما سلم وعلم سلم ولمسلم[و]ن كلهم ولمسلمات.
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Sana See, Sheikh, Author, Theodore Dwight, Frederick Hicks, and Omar Ibn Said Collection. Arabic manuscript by Sheikh Sana See. [Around ?, 1853] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2018371874/.

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Sana See, S., Dwight, T., Hicks, F. & Omar Ibn Said Collection. (1853) Arabic manuscript by Sheikh Sana See. [Around ?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2018371874/.

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Sana See, Sheikh, Author, et al. Arabic manuscript by Sheikh Sana See. [Around ?, 1853] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018371874/>.