Letter: BL OR 5542.27

Letter BL OR 5542.27

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Letter from Yeshuʿa b. Ismaʿīl al-Makhmūrī (Alexandria) to Nahray b. Nissim, ca. 1060. The writer tells Nahray b. Nissim about the news in Alexandria and informs him about the arrival of traders from Byzantium. (Information from Gil, Kingdom, Vol. 3, p. 4.) The Byzantine traders cannot access the quality of the goods and buy high and low quality goods for the same price. (Information from Goitein notes linked below.)