List or table: JRL SERIES C 150List or table JRL SERIES C 150
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Accounts related to the Must'arabi community of Cairo in the year 5556 which is 1795/1796CE. In the remnant of the recto's heading the communal "chest / ארגז" is mentioned.The bifolium is very damaged along the edges but the paper's extensive length is still apparent and suggests that this was possibly a part of a broader communal charity register. Many individuals are listed as orphans or widows "[נה]אלמ" with corresponding figures in eastern Arabic numerals, namely: the widow of Nissim Binyamin, the widow of Ḥayyim 'Esur, the orphan of Nissim Kohen, the orphan of Shemuel 'Eṣmi. It is crucial to note that the first names of the widows and orphans themselves do note appear. The verso is blank. MCD.
JRL SERIES C 150 1 / 1 leaf, recto
JRL SERIES C 150 1 / 1 leaf, verso
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