Legal document: ENA NS 29.9

Legal document ENA NS 29.9


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Legal. Engagement (shiddukhin) contract. Dating: No earlier than 1703 CE, based on the mention of the coin (zer-i) maḥbūb (which was first minted in this year under Sultan Ahmed III). Groom: Yosef b. Yaʿaqov Najjār. Bride: Ḥanna bt. Hillel אלחירקו(?), a widow. There follows a trousseau list and conditions. Currency: maḥbūb. On the facing page there is another list (also a trousseau list?) in a different hand. Several of the items are written in Ladino.

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