Abu Dawud Book 24, Hadith Number 3948.

Chapter : Emancipation of slaves whose price exceeds onethird of the property.

Narated By N/A : The tradition mentioned above has also been transmitted by Abu Qilabah through a different chain of narrators on the authority of Imran b. Hussain to the same effect. But in this version he did not mention “He spoke severely of them.”