Letter: T-S Misc.28.183

Letter T-S Misc.28.183

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Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Quite long, and written in an elegant script. The writer gives a detailed account of a business/legal dispute, involving stakes of over 150 dinars. He hopes that the addressee will write a letter supporting his side of the case to the qāḍī. Places mentioend: Tripoli (Libya) and 'the West.' People mentioned: ʿAmmār b. al-Dayyān, ʿImrān, Ibn Shammārī, a Rayyis who died, and aṣḥabunā al-Barqiyyīn wa-l-Ghurabā (associates from al-Barqa and the West). Needs further examination. On verso a list of items?

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