Letter: T-S AS 167.26

Letter T-S AS 167.26



Fragment of a business letter in Judaeo-Arabic. "When he arrived in al-Maḥalla, I inquired from him, and he said that he went to you many times, but your excellence said that they were not ready. I ask that you please give them to the bearer of this letter, Abū l-Thanāʾ al-Kohen, and do not delay at all. . . . they arrived ruined (mufsida), on account of their bad craftsmanship (fasād ṣanʿatihā). . . ."