Legal document: T-S Ar.51.105Legal document T-S Ar.51.105
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Bill of settlement (taṣāduq). In Arabic script. Dated: 15 Dhū l-Qaʿda 924 AH, which is 1518 CE. Principal protagonists are Mīkhā'īl b. Isḥāq b. Abī Saʿīd the Jacobite Christian, a broker; and Shaqrā bt. Shemuel b. Sulaymān the Rabbanite Jew. On taṣāduq, see Munther Al-Sabbagh, "Before Banks: Credit, Society, and Law in Sixteenth-Century Palestine and Syria" (PhD diss.), p. 156.