Letter: ENA NS 77.332

Letter ENA NS 77.332


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Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Describes a legal arrangement, probably a partnership in a store or business. Dating: 12th century, based on the typical hand. Mentions Abū l-Surūr and Ibn al-Sulamī; a period of a year and a half; a quarter of the business proceeds; "except for the verdigris" (illā l-zinjār); and the term muʿāraḍa (objection?). Ends with greetings (ajall al-salām) and a request to write back quickly (וכתבך לא תוכרהא [עני). Verso is blank. AA. ASE.

ENA NS 77.332 1



ENA NS 77.332 2

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