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Mustafah (By the way, how are you?), I have been working on a manuscript on Muslim slaves. Here are a couple sources (you might already have these) on Bu Allah (a.k.a. Ben Ali, Bilali, and Belali Mahomet) of Spalding's plantation. 1. B. G. Martin, "Sapelo Island's Arabic Document: The 'Bilali Diary' in Context." The Georgia Historical Quarterly 78 (Fall 1994): 592. 2. William L. Van DeBurg. The Slave Drivers: Black Agricultural Labor Supervisors in the Antebellum South (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979), 22-23. 3. E. Merton Coulter. Thomas Spalding of Sapelo (University, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1940). 4. Joseph H. Greenberg. "The Decipherment of the 'Ben-Ali Diary," A Preliminary Statement," The Journal of Negro History 25 (July 1940): 372-374. George H. Junne, Jr. Africana Studies Dept. University of Northern Colorado