Letter: Bodl. MS heb. c 28/50

Letter Bodl. MS heb. c 28/50



Business letter from the North African merchant Benāya b. Mūsā (Alexandria) to Shelomo b. Mevorakh (Fustat), containing inter alia information about the movement of ships and referring to several India traders. Benāya b. Mūsā asks his correspondent to intercede on his behalf with head of the Jews Mevorakh b. Saʿadya, seeking the latter’s assistance in arbitrating a dispute to which the merchant’s son was a party. (Information from Goitein notes and index card linked below and Cohen, Jewish Self-Government, pp. 238n96 and 250-251.)

Bodl. MS heb. c 28/50 50 recto

50 recto



Bodl. MS heb. c 28/50 50 verso

50 verso
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