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1. Labarin Asalin Bauci.

MS: Kaduna (NA), O/AR11/3; Zaria, 118/4.

Publ. in East (1933), i, 45-55.

2. Murāsalat sulṭān al-jabal ilā amīr Bawshī.

MS: Sokoto (SHB), 4/25/268 (29 pp.).

3. Taʾrīkh Bawshī.

MSS: Ibadan (UL), 378; Kaduna (NA), J/AR2/3.

4. Taʾrīkh muʾassis Bawshī.

MS: Zaria, 114/7, attrib. to Muḥammad Dikko.

5. Various histories preserved in the National Archives, Kaduna:

i) History of Bauchi, Ningi, Daura and Nupe: K/AR5/2.

The four histories are all in Hausa, written in the same hand. Cover says “by ex-Emir of Bauchi Yakubu III (1364/1944)”, but this m…

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“Bauchi”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 25 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2016

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