Letter: T-S NS J117

Letter T-S NS J117

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Letter from an unidentifed merchant, in ʿAydhāb. In Judaeo-Arabic. He complains about the tribulations of getting pepper through customs. The qāḍī in Qūṣ apparently issued an unfavorable judgment. The customs farmer (ḍāmin) in ʿAydhāb said "I have not received anything of the customs duties," and he opened up the store-room (makhzan) and sold off an ʿadl of pepper. The letter was abandoned here. See Goitein's attached notes for further analysis.

T-S NS J117 1r

1r

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T-S NS J117 1v

1v
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