Legal document: ENA 3942.4

Legal document ENA 3942.4


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Legal document in Arabic script, fragment, 7 lines. Dating: Ottoman or possibly late Mamluk era. Mentions people such as Niʿmat (or Nūr?) al-Dīn, [...] b. ʿAbdallāh, Mūsā the Rabbanite Jew, Yaʿqūb b. Ibrāhīm [...] al-Lāwī, the wife of al-khwājā Niʿmat (or Nūr?) al-Dīn, and the daughter of the late (al-marḥūm) khwājā Zakariyā b. Muḥarrar and her daughter-in-law. Includes standard phrases about legal competence (sound health, willingness, and free choice—fī ṣiḥḥatih wa-salāmatih wa-ṭawāʿiyyatih wa-ikhtiyārih). Possibly a will of al-khwāja Muḥarrrar(?) Niʿmat(?) al-Dīn. Benefactors(?) include his wife (zawj al-Khwājā) and his deceased son (al-Marḥūm) al-Khwājā Zakariyyā b. al-Muḥarrar. A debt owed by Yaʿqūb b. Ibrāhīm associated to the wife of the khwājā is forgiven (wa inna dhālik taghliq mā ʿalā Yaʿqūb b. Ibrāhīm [...] al-Lāwī min al-dayn... al-mutaʿalliq bi-zawjat al-khwājā...). Might also be a release or another kind of legal document.

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