Letter: BL OR 5542.15

Letter BL OR 5542.15

Input date

In PGP since 2017

Description

Letter in Judaeo-Arabic, dealing almost entirely with the sale of small quantities of silk. Mentions doing business in upper Egypt (al-Ṣaʿīd, and also mentions wheat and a boat. Mentions people such as Shabbat, Abū l-Yumn, the addressee's brother-in-law Abū Yiṣḥāq, Abū l-Ḥasan, Abū Saʿīd b. Thābit (perhaps the same as in T-S 13J16.10). Address not preserved. (Information in part from Goitein's note card.)