Letter: T-S 12.192

Letter T-S 12.192


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Letter from Moses Maimonides (in his own hand with his own signature), in Fustat, to al-Shaykh al-Thiqa, in Minyat Zifta. This is a letter of recommendation for Yiṣḥaq al-Darʿī. The community in Minyat Zifta is asked to pay the capitation tax for Yiṣḥaq and his son, who are new arrivals to Egypt and on their way to Damietta. On verso there is the address. In Arabic script: في معنى ابراهيم الدرعي. Perhaps Ibrāhīm is the son of Yiṣḥaq, and this is a note summarizing the content of the letter ('re: Ibrāhīm al-Darʿī'). Or perhaps it is delivery details (‘By means of Ibrāhīm al-Darʿī’). (Information in part from CUDL.)

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