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  1. 1

    Legal documentENA 2559.14

    Draft for a document of appointment for a synagogue beadle. In Judaeo-Arabic. Location: somewhere near Fustat. Dated: "such-and-such month" of the year 15[..] Seleucid = …

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    Legal documentHalper 339 + T-S 20.124

    Lower part of a marriage contract (ketubba). Written and signed by Avraham b. Shabbetay. Groom: Yefet b. Nissim. Bride: Sitt al-Dār bt. Yiṣḥaq. Location: Fustat. …

    1. כניסתה לחופה וא[ש]תיר עלוהי עשרה דינרין דדהבא מאוחרין ואלין מה
    2. דהנעילת עלוהי נדוניא שויא [עש]רין דינרין טאבי מ[ע]ליא(!) והוי כלל כתובתא
    3. דא מהרא ותוס…

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    Legal documentT-S 12.662

    Ketubba fragment. Groom: Berakhot b. [...]. Bride: [...] bt. Yaʿaqov. (Information from Goitein's index card.)

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    Legal documentMoss. VII,50.3

    Part of a legal document, with references to the court and witnesses, but no names preserved, except perhaps [...] b. Salīm. (Information in part from …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 152.376

    Recto: legal document mentioning Moshe ha-Kohen b. [...], [...] al-Ḥusayn, sister-in-law of [...]. (Information in part from CUDL)

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    Legal documentT-S AS 177.591

    Draft of the beginning of an Arabic letter to a judge. See separate entry for verso. (Information from CUDL)

    Registration mark on right

    1. Let it be registered on behalf of the office of supervision,

    2. if God wills.

    3. They have registered the amount of two, …

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    Legal documentYevr. III B 349

    Legal testimony. Location: Fustat. Dated: 1070 CE. Regarding the collection of a debt owed by Hillel b. Menashshe to the judge Avraham b. Natan. After …

    Recto:

    1. בתרי בשבה דהוא עשרין ושיתא יומין בירח אייר דשנת
    2. אלפא ותלת מאה ותמנין וחד שנין למנינא דרגיליננא ביה בפסטאט
    3. מצרים דעל נילוס נהרא מותבה כן הוה כ…

    Recto

    1. […] … ten, and five hundred and fifty and a half Almoravid dinars
    2. … silver weighing eighty-two dirhams, and a linen Tūnī cloak with a border,…

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    Legal documentENA 2740.8

    Court record, probably a bill of release between a woman named Turfa and a man named Sayyid al-Kull. Signed by [...] b. Elʿazar ha-Kohen and …

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    Legal documentT-S NS J357

    Upper part of a will in a hand that resembles that of ʿImmanuʾel b. Yeḥiʾel (active ca. 1231–65), in which the husband of Sutayt bt. …

    1. שכיב מרע ואוצא במחצרנא וקאל אשהדו ע[לי
    2. אנני געלת זוגתי סתית ברת נדיב סט נאמנת פי
    3. אסתיפא חקוקהא אלדי עלי מן שטר כתובתה
    4. ונדוניתה ונצף אלדאר אלתי הי אל…

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    Legal documentENA 4100.9c

    The part written with a wider pen resembles business accounts, while the part written with a thinner pen looks like a portion of a legal …

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    Legal documentT-S 8J5.17

    Court case brought before Shemuel ha-Nagid (1142-1159). Dated: Monday, 21 Sivan 1467 Seleucid, which is 1156 CE. Concerning a disagreement over financial matters between Menashshe …

    1. בשמך רחמנא
    2. למא כאן יום אלתנין אלחאדי ועשרין מן סיון
    3. שנת אתסז לשטרות במדינת אי כפתור
    4. דעל כיף ימא רבא ונהרא בנילוס רשותיה
    5. דאדונינו שמואל הנגיד הגדול י…

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    Legal documentT-S NS 264.26

    Legal fragment. Power of attorney. Mentions a doctor; Mufarraj b. Dāʾūd al-Jawharī, and someone's agent Ṭayyib [b.] Mūsā. May have been left incomplete.

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    Legal documentT-S AS 145.297

    Legal document. Small fragment. Involves Yiṣḥaq al-Rofe b. Elʿazar and a certain Yefet.

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    Legal documentT-S NS 324.62

    Marriage contract (ketubba). Small fragment. Contains part of the dowry list. Written by the cantor Yefet b. David. AA

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    Legal documentT-S 16.71

    Part of a ketubba. Bride: Luʾluʾa bt. Shemarya (לולוה, meaning Pearl). Groom: Yiṣḥaq Kahana the cantor. Dated 4[8]44 AM = 1083/84 CE. Location: ‘on the …

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    Legal documentT-S NS 342.74

    Court records in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi, probably drafts or copies. On recto: mentions partners in silk and a quantity of qinṭārs; …

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    Legal documentT-S NS 226.108

    Minute fragment of a legal deed written by Halfon b. Menashshe Halevi (Date: 1100-1138)

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    Legal documentT-S Ar.39.482

    Recto: Fragment of a large legal document in Arabic script. The top and the lower left corner are missing. Names several people and sums of …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 148.55

    Legal jottings. The entry on recto concerns Karmī b. Avraham who had agreed to pay 10 wariq dirhams to Futūḥ b. Maḥāsin on Friday, 7 …

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    Legal documentBL OR 5543.12

    Ketubba for Yiṣḥaq ha-Levi b. Shemuel and Sara bt. Aharon Ḥedef (חידיף). Currency: esedi guruş. Location: Cairo. Dated: Monday, 11 Sivan 5591 AM = 23 …

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    Legal documentT-S NS 338.61

    Document in Judaeo-Arabic, small fragment. Mentions a thawb ʿattābī and some prices in dirhams. Looks like the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi.

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    Legal documentT-S AS 152.352

    Minute fragment from a legal deed, only part of the date is preserved. AA

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    Legal documentT-S 16.92

    Part of a ketubba for an unnamed bride and David b. Moshe known as Rāmāno (ראמאנו). Dating: Late. Currency: peraḥim. Location and names of any …

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    Legal documentT-S 8J6.2

    Legal document. Fragment (upper left corner). Location: Fustat. Dated: 4974 AM = 1525 Seleucid, which is 1213/14 CE, under the reshut of Avraham Maimonides. Having …

    1214

    1. ] אנן שהדי דחתמות ידנא לתתא בתרי בשבא
    2. ]בת שנת ארבעת אלפין ותשע מאה ושבעין וארבע
    3. ]א וחמש מאה ועשרין וחמש שנין לשטרות למיניינא
    4. ]הכא בפסטאט מצרים …

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    Legal documentENA NS I.95b

    Legal document in Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic. Dated: Thursday, 28 Av 1[...] Seleucid; the handwriting appears to be the same as T-S 8J6.19 (PGPID 2174) and …

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    Legal documentT-S 8J4.14

    Legal document recording that the parnas Eli ha-Kohen and his colleague testified in court that three orphan girls had received ten dinars bequeathed to them …

    עלי הכהן הפרנס וחברו מעידים בעניין שלש יתומות

    1. בחמשה בשבה דהוא שבעה יומי בירח כסלי[ו
    2. אתי חצר אלינא מ עלי הכהן הפרנס ומ ש.[
    3. המומחה ביר יפת החבר ושהדא …

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    Legal documentT-S 8J29.5

    Recto: Declaration made by the merchant Yosef b. Moshe b. Barhūn al-Tāhirtī. Location: Alexandria. Dated: Sunday, 8 days remaining in Iyyar 4807 AM, which is …

    1. יקול מן סיתבת שהאדתה פי אספל הדא אלכתאב חצר אלינא יוסף
    2. בן מוסי בן ברהון אלתיהרתי וקאל לנא כנת עאם אול פי שהר סיון סנה
    3. תתו ללכליקה חאצר פי גמלה [[בעצ…

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    Legal documentT-S NS 99.6

    Most of a legal query about Reuven who sold to Shimʿon a copy of the Halakhot of a certain Rav Yiṣḥaq but the book was …

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    Legal documentMoss. VII,124.1

    Legal fragment involving a certain Avraham, a woman named Sutayt, and 50 dirhams. Dating: first part of the 13th century. In the hand of Yehuda …

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    Legal documentT-S NS 320.54

    Legal document in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. In which Eliyya b. [...] acknowledges that he has received 18.25 dinars from Abū l-Surūr Peraḥya; …

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    Legal documentCUL Or.1080 4.35

    Recto: Several drafts of legal documents. Item #1: Legal document regarding a business partnership (but not the original partnership agreement). Location: Fustat/Cairo. Dated: end of …

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    Legal documentT-S NS 305.60

    Recto: Legal document. Mainly in Judaeo-Arabic. Concerning a lawsuit between Shabbat b. Yaʿaqov (aka Shabbetay b. Yaʿaqov) and Natan b. [...]. The portion preserved here …

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    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 1568

    Karaite betrothal deed. Avraham b. Nissim b. Ya'aqov is the groom, Esther known as Badra d. Ishaq b. Elisha is the groom. Dated Sunday 8th …

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    Legal documentT-S 8J5.16

    Legal document regulating payments after a divorce. Dated: Thursday, 24 Ṭevet 1406 Seleucid = 4 January 1095 CE. Arye b. Yehuda from Fusṭāṭ married a …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 153.137

    Legal document(s). Small fragment. Recto contains the beginning of a document and mentions al-Maghrib. Verso contains some crossed out text; portions of names; the words …

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    Legal documentT-S 10J26.2 + T-S AS 151.115

    Legal document. Location: al-Maḥalla al-Kubrā. Dated: 12 Adar 1420 Seleucid = 14 February 1109 CE. In which Nāshī b. Menaḥem acknowledges receipt from Mevorakh b. …

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    Legal documentENA 4010.3

    India Book I,43b. Power of attorney by Shemuel Ibn al-Lebdi from late tenth-early eleventh century Fustat. Shemuel appoints a man (only 'son of Ḥalfon' survives) …

    I, 43b

    1. [עדות שהיתה בפנינו] אנו החתומים למטה בחמישי
    2. [בשבת ... ] בחדש תמוז שנת אלף ושלש מאות
    3. [ ... לשטרו]ת למנין שאנו רגילין למנות בו
    4. [בפסטאט מצרים דע…

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    Legal documentT-S NS 306.248

    Muslim marriage contract. (Information from Naïm Vanthieghem.)

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    Legal documentMIAC 211

    Bill of exchange in the amount of 120 qirsh owed to Kẖawaja Mūsa Abū Hārūn – 25 October 1915CE – Museum of Islamic Art – …

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    Legal documentCUL Or.1080 5.17

    Marriage contract (ketubba). Written in a rudimentary hand (Goitein calls it a "most miserable script"). Location: New Cairo. Dated: Av 1[3]82 Seleucid, which is 1071 …

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    Legal documentYevr. II A 2675

    Non-Geniza. Legal document regarding the sale of a vineyard. In Hebrew. Dating: ca. 19th century. Surrounded by sundry jottings including in Russian and Arabo-Hebrew.

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    Legal documentT-S K25.205

    Legal notes, including the claims of a woman that her husband was impotent. Handwriting of the judge Natan b. Shemuel, ca. 1140 CE according to …

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    Legal documentT-S 16.238

    Middle fragment of a legal document, written by judge Meir b. Hillel b. Sadoq Av. A widow, Sitt A'da'ha daughter of Hillel ha-Kohen, releases a …

    1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]נסיכנו ונשיא אלהים בתוכנו אדוננו
    2. . . . . . . . . . .…

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    Legal documentT-S 12.471

    Marriage contract (ketubba). Dating: 13th century. Location: Fustat. Groom: Netanʾel. Bride: [...] bt. Yefet ha-Talmid. Marriage payments: 3 + 10 = 13. (Information from Goitein's …

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    Legal documentAIU VII.D.2

    Legal declaration from Fusṭāṭ dated 1066 CE (Sivan, 1377 Seleucid) in the name of Ṣadaqah b. Moshe. Written and witnessed by Aharon ha-Mumḥe b. Efr[ayim?].

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    Legal documentT-S NS 297.60

    Legal document(s) in Arabic script. Very faded. There is writing on both sides. Part of a date and witness signatures are preserved on verso.

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    Legal documentT-S AS 148.66

    Small fragment, probably from a ketubah. Only small part from the dowry list preserved. AA

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    Legal documentENA NS 66.2

    Probably a bill of sale for a female slave. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. No details preserved.

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    Legal documentF 1908.44P

    Deed of acknowledgment (iqrār). In Arabic script. Dated: 2 Shawwāl 454 AH, which is 9 October 1062 CE. In which a Muslim acknowledges that he …

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    Legal documentBL OR 5536.3

    Leaf from a dossier containing later (maybe 14th-15th c) copies of rescripts or responsa from Muslim and Jewish authorities concerning a scholar who allegedly had …

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