Legal document: T-S 12.601

Legal document T-S 12.601

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Legal document. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. An agreement between two contractors concerning a drainage pipe. Date not preserved. On the right-side margin three crossed-out lines appear. "As far as the fragmentary state of the document permits, the following are the facts underlying it: an agreement was reached (istaqarra) (l. 2) between two persons (l. 2) according to which one of them was permitted to inspect the drainage pipe once a month which probably was running through the other party's property, since it was feared that something might happen (l. 3) (i.e., lest the pipe be barred). The pipe went through a qāʿa (l. 11), a yard, belonging to the other party; these pipes were regularly cleared and often were jammed. It was essential to include the heirs of both parties (l. 11) to the contract in order to secure a continuous permission of inspection in the future. Two documents were issued to both contractors. No signatures are extant." (Information from Gershon Weiss.)

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