Letter: L-G Misc. 116

Letter L-G Misc. 116

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Letter of appeal for charity. In Judaeo-Arabic, with a long Hebrew introduction. Asking for assistance in the petitioner’s difficult times of poverty and illness, mentioning his benefactor Abū l-Rabīʿ Sulaymān. Dating: ca. 13th century. This is the handwriting of Berakhot b. Shemuel, who wrote numerous such letters (presumably on behalf of other people.) (Information in part from CUDL.)

L-G Misc. 116 1r

1r

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L-G Misc. 116 1v

1v
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