Letter: JRL Gaster ar. 120Letter JRL Gaster ar. 120
Input dateIn PGP since 2021
Mercantile letter, in Arabic script, late. The sender, Muḥammad al-Firqī(?) expresses his affection for the addressees Shimʿon Francis and Ishāq Suwāris, probably European names, and expresses his longing towards them. He mentions longing towards someone he last saw in Beirut, probably the addressees, and conveys his greetings towards a bunch of people. He also mentions the arrival of something through Dāwūd and tells the addressee to acknowledge its arrival. The transport cost is 7 riyāl, probably the Spanish Real (16th-17th C) or some other Middle Eastern currency. Needs examination.
JRL Gaster ar. 120 1 / 1 leaf, recto
JRL Gaster ar. 120 1 / 1 leaf, verso
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