Legal document: Yevr. II K 29

Legal document Yevr. II K 29



Marriage contract, Qaraite. Location: Cairo. Dated: Wednesday, 24 Shevat 549[2] AM = 2043 Seleucid, which is 1732 CE. Groom: Shelomo b. Aharon b. Shelomo ha-Kohen. Bride: Neḥama bt. Shemuel b. Eliyyahu ha-Levi, virgin. Basic marriage payment: 50 silver pieces. Early marriage payment: 200 large medins. Delayed marriage payment: 800 large medins. Witnesses (named in the document): Nissim b. ʿAmram b. Shemuel ha-Rofe; Naḥum b. Aharon b. Yaʿaqov ha-Kohen. Bride's agent: her father. Among the conditions is the stipulation that if the wife is childless, all her property will revert to her blood-relatives and she will not have a right to the delayed marriage payment. Witness signatures: Yehuda; Yaʿaqov Levi; Aharon Kohen; Yeshuʿa Ḥazzan (called "al-ʿāqid"; "in the house of the groom").