Letter: T-S Misc.25.76

Letter T-S Misc.25.76



Letter in Ladino with interspersed Hebrew phrases. Dating: ca. 18th century? This is a letter of appeal for charity. There may not be any information to identify the sender or the addressee ("my noble and virtuous master"). The sender complains that he has no money to clothe his wife or children ("tengo mi mujer desnuda..."). (Information in part from http://www.investigacion.cchs.csic.es/judeo-arabe/sites/investigacion.cchs.csic.es.judeo-arabe/files/Genizah-Al-Andalus.pdf.)