Letter: T-S Ar.30.309

Letter T-S Ar.30.309

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In PGP since 2019

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Letter addressed to Abū l-Faraj and Abū l-Ḥasan. In Judaeo-Arabic, with extremely rudimentary spelling and and handwriting (e.g. אכדיל אלכום for ادخل اليكم). This is a letter of appeal for charity. The sender bemoans his and his family's poverty. He asks for hospitality until after the holiday (this is not the first time he has asked). He also asks for some wine for qiddush.