Legal document: T-S 8J6.11

Legal document T-S 8J6.11

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Leaf from a notebook or register of some sort. The two pages are each headed "faṣl," like other documents from the dossier of the Mosul Nasi Shelomo b. Yishay (and this document may be in the same hand). Goitein initially read the date on verso as Elul 4955 AM, but it seems more likely that it is Elul 1553 Seleucid, which is 1242 CE. On recto there is a formulary for a clause in the marriage contract in which the groom is held responsible if he has intercourse with his wife before she has counted the full seven days and immersed in the ritual bath (miqve), in which case he has to divorce her with full ketubba payments. On verso there is the beginning of a court record, mentioning Shelomo ha-Talmid ha-Mevin, with pen trials in Hebrew script and jottings of accounts in Arabic script (mentioning two commodities and their weights; one of them is ṭabāshīr/bamboo chalk). (Information in part from CUDL and Goitein's notes.) ASE

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  • פצל
  • וקביל עלוהי //נמי// חתנא דנן דלא למיעל עלה
  • כאורח כל ארעא בתר חזו דמהא עד
  • דידע מינה דספרא שבעת ימי נקיים
  • בתר חזו דמהא וטבליא בתר הון באתר
  • דכשר לטבילה ואי עביד הכין לישקול
  • לה כתובתה עיקר ותוספת ואיהי בעיא
  • למיפק ואי הו לא באעי לאפוקה

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  • פצל
  • שהדותא דהות באנפנא אנן שהדי דחתמין
  • לתתא כאן פי אלעשר אלאכיר מן שהר אלול אתקו'
  • לשטרות בפסטאט מצרים דע[ ]לוס נהרא
  • מותבה איך כגק מרנא ורב שלמה התלמיד המבין
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