State document: ENA 3951.3

State document ENA 3951.3

Description

Petition. In Arabic script. From Yaḥyā al-Tājir. The nature of the request is not clear, nor is it clear how much is missing from the bottom. This may be a nearly complete document since he gets to the point very quickly without buttering up the addressee first.

ENA 3951.3 recto

recto

Transcription

Yusuf Umrethwala, unpublished editions (n.p., 2023).
  1. المملوك
  2. يحيى التاجر
  3. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
  4. يقبل الارض       ويسل الانعام عليه
  5. والاحسان اليه بالفسح عنه بالخط الكريم زاده 
  6. الله شرفا ونفاذا بالخدمة (؟) الشريفة
  7. انعاما عليه واحسانا اليه
  8. .....

Translation

Yusuf Umrethwala, PGP Translations (n.p., 2023).

Recto

  1. The slave
  2. Yaḥya, the merchant
  3. In the name of God the merciful and compassionate
  4. Kisses the ground and asks that benefactions be extended to him
  5. and kindness be shown to him, by granting him permission in the noble handwriting may God increase
  6. its glory and efficacy by noble servitude (?)
  7. Benefaction to him and kindness to him

ENA 3951.3 verso

verso
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