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HISTORICAL FACTS AND LINE OF DESCENT. 527

Sálehu dan Babáliwá resided in Mázum, reigned two years, till killed by Bello.

Gómki, seven years, slain by Bello.

'Alí, eighteen years, according to others twelve, slain by the Fúlbe, together with Ráuda serkí-n-Kátsena.

Jibbo Táwuba reigned seven years, according to others three years, residing in Marádi.

Báchiri seven months.

The present King of Góber, generally known under the name of Mayáki, the warrior, on account of his martial disposition, son of Yákoba, has ruled since 1836.

(6.) A few data with reference to the ruling families in Sókoto

and Gandó. Bello built Sókoto, while 'Othman was residing in Gandó; from hence the latter went to Sifáwa, or Shifáwa, thence to Sókoto, where he resided ten years more.

Rulers of Sokoto. 'Othmán died 3 Jumád II. 1817 (A. H. 1233), aged sixty-four

years, having resided thirteen years in Gandó and

Sifáwa, and ten in Sókoto. Bello, twenty-one years, died 25 Rejeb, 1837 (A. H. 1253),

aged fifty-eight years. 'Atíku, another son of 'Othmán, succeeded him, reigned five

years three months, died in the beginning of 1843. Aliya, son of Bello, had reigned ten (lunar) years four

months in April, 1853.

Rulers of Gandó. Abd Alláhi died 1827, Wednesday, A.H. 20 Moharrem,

1245. Mohammed Wáni died 1836, A. H. 4 Ramadhán, 1250. Khalílu was, A. D. 1853, in the eighteenth year of his reign.

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Children of 'Othmán dan Fódiye. Mohammed Bisáda. Sambo Wulíy. Bello. Atíku. Mohammed Bokhári, a very learned man died 1840, A. H. the

23 Háj, 1255, aged fifty-five years three months. Hassan, father of Khalílu dan Hassan. Mohammed Hájo. 'Abd el Kádiri. Hámed el Rufáy, Lolice still the former residing in Tózo

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(c.) Fülbe Tribes.

Divisions of the Féllani-1-Sókoto. Torunkáwa, Toróde, or Tórobe. Torunkáwa Sabúni, thus called, because, when as yet

nothing but mallemín, or learned men, they pre

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