Letter: T-S Ar.30.23

Letter T-S Ar.30.23



Letter of appeal for charity. In Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic. From Yehuda b. Shelomo, the cantor of Damsīs, to an unidentified addressee, who is asked to induce Abū Zikrī to make a gift of provisions for the holiday. On verso there are four lines in Arabic script, possibly a note from the addressee to Abū Zikrī or somebody else, trying to fulfill the request of Yehuda: "What will the noble masters do for Yehuda...?" ( ما يتفضل السادة الاجلا على يهودا ال. . . . . ). (Information in part from Goitein’s index card)