Letter: ENA 2558.28

Letter ENA 2558.28



Letter of appeal for charity. Addressed to Yehoshuaʿ Nagid (d. 1355). Begins in Hebrew, then switches to Judaeo-Arabic. The sender had to mortgage part of his house and is in dire straits ("...at my wits' end... the knife has reached the bone..."). He asks the Nagid to talk to Ṣadaqa the beadle and a certain ḥaver.