Letter: Bodl. MS heb. a 2/11

Letter Bodl. MS heb. a 2/11


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Report about selling merchandise in Qayrawan, from the beginning of the 11th century, probably for Ya’aqov b. Yosef b. Awkal. Mentions several different products, including indigo, food, wax, and pearls. It is not clear who the owners are, but the document mentions the names of Abu al-Bishr and Salah. (Information from Gil, Kingdom, Vol. 2, #114) VMR Goitein in his unpublished notes describes this as "the large account on indigo etc. from al-Mahdiyya. MR

Bodl. MS heb. a 2/11 11 recto

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Bodl. MS heb. a 2/11 11 verso

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