Legal document: AIU VII.E.232

Legal document AIU VII.E.232


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Legal document in Hebrew. Location: Rashīd (Rosetta). Dated: first decade of Kislev 5454 AM = November/December 1693 CE. Apparently concerning the acquisition of a tax farm over the 'gabela' (גאבילה), a kind of sales tax, here specified that it is incumbent both on the members of the community and on merchants. The person acquiring the gabela is Shemuel Yaʿbeṣ. Other names are mentioned, including the rabbi David Gershon. Mentions a sum of 14,000 medins (מאי). Needs further examination. ASE