Letter: BL OR 10578B.1

Letter BL OR 10578B.1

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In PGP since 2020

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Primary text: Letter from Maʿānī, in an unknown location, to his brother Mūsā, in Fustat. The letter is in Judaeo-Arabic with the address in Arabic: to [Sūq] al-ʿAṭṭārīn, to Ibn al-Amshāṭī, to be given to [...] al-Ḥazzān, to be given to his son Mūsā. "By the milk with which we were nursed and by the womb that bore us. . . do not let your father cut me off because of what I said to him. You yourself should buy the paper from him. . . the copyist. . . exert (tajdahid = tajtahid) yourself for me." The letter ends here. Secondary text: There is a grid in red ink on verso, filled with Arabic, Judaeo-Arabic, and Hebrew. ASE.