Letter: Moss. V,340

Letter Moss. V,340

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Letter from Efrayim b. Ismail al-Jawhari, probably from Alexandria, to Yosef b. Ya’aqov b. Awkal, Fustat. Summer 1030. The writer arranges shipments from and to Alexandria, especially deals with loading the ships. He informs that he receives a letter from the Maghreb that contains details about the merchandise’ prices in the Maghreb. Also mentions that the situation in Qayrawan is better and safer. (Information from Gil, Kingdom, Vol. 2, #183) VMR