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alvin
10-12-2008, 12:13 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moors_Sundry_Act_of_1790

http://sciway3.net/clark/freemoors/journal.htm

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BARBARY TREATIES: Treaty with Morocco
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/diplomacy/barbary/bar1786t.htm



If either of the Parties shall be at War with any Nation whatever and take a Prize belonging to that Nation, and there shall be found on board Subjects or Effects belonging to either of the Parties, the Subjects shall be set at Liberty and the Effects returned to the Owners. And if any Goods belonging to any Nation, with whom either of the Parties shall be at War, shall be loaded on Vessels belonging to the other Party, they shall pass free and unmolested without any attempt being made to take or detain them.


In case of a War between the Parties, the Prisoners are not to be made Slaves, but to be exchanged one for another, Captain for Captain, Officer for Officer and one private Man for another; and if there shall prove a deficiency on either side, it shall be made up by the payment of one hundred Mexican Dollars for each Person wanting; And it is agreed that all Prisoners shall be exchanged in twelve Months from the Time of their being taken, and that this exchange may be effected by a Merchant or any other Person authorized by either of the Parties.


If a Citizen of the United States should kill or wound a Moor, or on the contrary if a Moor shall kill or wound a Citizen of the United States, the Law of the Country shall take place and equal Justice shall be rendered, the Consul assisting at the Tryal, and if any Delinquent shall make his escape, the Consul shall not be answerable for him in any manner whatever.

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alvin
10-12-2008, 12:24 PM
OLMEC
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alvin
10-12-2008, 12:31 PM
LIBRARIES OF TIMBUKTU
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Timbuktu Hopes Ancient Texts Spark a Revival
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/07/world/africa/07mali.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=library%20of%20timbucktu&st=cse&oref=slogin

When Timbuktu Was the Paris of Islamic Intellectuals in Africa
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D0DEFD6153AF937A15757C0A9629C8B 63&sec=&spon=&&scp=2&sq=library%20of%20timbucktu&st=cse

trento
10-14-2008, 11:45 AM
thanx alvin... a lot of people think i am out of my mind for bringing up stuff like this...handle.
trent from soul in the hole

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