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 The Mahomedan law of succession to the property of intestates
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William Jones

Date: 1782

Original Language: English

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Jones translated The Mahomedan law of succession to the property of intestates (1782) in order to enable the judges of the Supreme Court, as well as the provincial courts, to exercise their authority fairly in legal disputes between Indian Muslims. The aim of the translation, as Jones explains in the preface, was for judges to have sufficient knowledge of Islamic jurisprudence an…

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Baghaei-Abchooyeh, Hadi, “ The Mahomedan law of succession to the property of intestates”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_31342>



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