Credit instrument or private receipt: T-S K25.240.41

Credit instrument or private receipt T-S K25.240.41



Autograph order in the hand of Avraham Maimonides. In Judaeo-Arabic. Abū l-Majd is to give 1 dirham to the messenger who went up to New Cairo to take care of the business with the supervisor from the inheritance bureau (nāẓir al-mawārīth). Cf. T-S K25.240.42. On recto there are a few words from a state document in Arabic script. T-S K25.240 consists of small written orders, partly in Hebrew and partly in Arabic script, for monthly payments, made out of the rent-revenue from the pious foundation (waqf) 'Compound of the Poor' or from the pious foundation made by the physician al-Muhadhdhab. All dated orders are from spring and summer, 1218. (Information from Mediterranean Society, II, pp. 420-421, App. A 48-92; pp. 449-450, App. B 39b [dated 1210-1225]; Cohen, Poverty and Charity in the Jewish Community of Medieval Egypt, pp. 218-220)


Mark Cohen, unpublished editions‎ (in Judaeo-Arabic).
  1. ב
  2. אלשיך אלחזן אבו אלמגד
  3. שצ` למוצלהא אלרסול
  4. אלדי טלע אלקאהרה
  5. פי חאגה ינטר
  6. אלמוארית מן גהה
  7. אלרבע דרהם
  8. ואחד
  9. ושלום