Legal document: T-S Ar.51.104

Legal document T-S Ar.51.104

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Bill of testimony. In Arabic script. The Raʾīs Ibrāhīm known as Natan b. Saʿīd b. Natan the Rabbanite Jew appoints ʿAbd al-Karīm b. Mūsā b. Ṣadaqa al-Sabbāk the Rabbanite Jew and Saʿīd b. Ṣadaqa b. Muhadhdhab al-Mutaṭabbib the Rabbanite Jew as his representatives/delegates for an official communal position related to the waqf of the Jews of New Cairo (al-Qāhira al-Maḥrūsa) and Fustat (Miṣr al-ʿAtīqa). A witness mentioned in the document is Sulaymān b. Yūsuf b. Shemuel known as Ibn al-Tājir the Rabbanite Jew. There are two witness signatures (of Muslims). The date is 26 Ramaḍān but the year is difficult to read. Likely Mamluk or early Ottoman era based on handwriting. ASE