Letter: AIU VII.A.28

Letter AIU VII.A.28



Letter from Meir b. Naʿim to the community of Cairo/Fustat. In Hebrew. Dating: Late 18th or early 19th century. Conveys a detailed story about Meir's toiling for the sake of acquiring etrogs for the community, perhaps in Jerusalem. There is some problem and he is requesting guidance or perhaps money. There is a dramatic story about wandering in the desert and being preyed on by robbers and drinking brackish water.