Manuscript/Mixed Material Arabic manuscript number 2, by Sheikh Sana See.

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Title
Arabic manuscript number 2, 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 1850?]
Subject Headings
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Arabic.
-  Title assigned by cataloger.
-  Autograph.
-  At head of the first column (right side): "Received from Mr. Fred'k Hicks at Panama. Written by Sena See, a recaptured African, a laborer on the railroad who attended his S[unday] School. Trans. of ___(?) by Dr. Thomson & Mr. Bird"
-  Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017.
-  Written in Panama.
-  Paper; 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 22 x 11.5 cm.
-  1 sheet.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: راية كاطاب كاتاب سليمان الحكيم ابن حاوا وعل سلم كل مسلمانا ع نا شيخ سنا سي ...
-  Explicit/Colophon: ... والحمد لله رب العلمين ___(؟) شيخ سنا سي.
Medium
1 sheet, originally folded (21 lines), paper ; 20.3 x 25.4 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
E445.N8 O43, no. 37
Library of Congress Control Number
2018371875
Online Format
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Description
Manuscript. Arabic. Title assigned by cataloger. Autograph. At head of the first column (right side): "Received from Mr. Fred'k Hicks at Panama. Written by Sena See, a recaptured African, a laborer on the railroad who attended his S[unday] School. Trans. of ___(?) by Dr. Thomson & Mr. Bird" Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017. Written in Panama. Paper; 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 22 x 11.5 cm. 1 sheet. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website. Incipit: راية كاطاب كاتاب سليمان الحكيم ابن حاوا وعل سلم كل مسلمانا ع نا شيخ سنا سي ... Explicit/Colophon: ... والحمد لله رب العلمين ___(؟) شيخ سنا سي.
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Sana See, Sheikh, Author, Theodore Dwight, Frederick Hicks, and Omar Ibn Said Collection. Arabic manuscript number 2, by Sheikh Sana See. [Around ?, 1850] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2018371875/.

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Sana See, S., Dwight, T., Hicks, F. & Omar Ibn Said Collection. (1850) Arabic manuscript number 2, by Sheikh Sana See. [Around ?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2018371875/.

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Sana See, Sheikh, Author, et al. Arabic manuscript number 2, by Sheikh Sana See. [Around ?, 1850] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018371875/>.