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  1. 7851

    Legal documentT-S 20.109

    Prenuptial agreement. Dating: end of the 13th century. Fiancee: Shamsūn bt. Yaʿaqov b. Yiṣḥaq b. Yeshaʿya ha-Levi, the ex-wife of Avraham. Goitein describes it as …

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  2. 7852

    Legal documentJRL Gaster heb. ms 1636/12a

    Legal document. Location: Tehran ('on the river Zu l-Qarnayn'). Dated: Tuesday, 16 Av 5673 AM, which is 1913 CE. Concerning the sending of a bill …

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  3. 7853

    Legal documentT-S 13J8.25

    Deathbed will by Yefet ha-Levi. Location: Probably Damascus. Dating: Unknown, but see verso. In which he dedicates one-third of an orchard and a house located …

    1. עש]רין וחד יומי בירח מרחשון שנת אלפא
    2. ] שנין לשטרות בדמשק מדינתא דעל נהרי
    3. ]אל כב ג מר ור יפת הלוי השר היק התלמיד
    4. ]ריה הלוי הז הנכבד הדר הלויים והודם …

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  4. 7854

    Legal documentT-S AS 160.226

    Small fragment from a legal document. Mentions 'our mother.' Hand of Hillel b. ʿEli? Verso is blank. AA/ASE

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  5. 7855

    Legal documentT-S AS 147.256

    Small and torn fragment from a bill of gift from husband named Abū l-Majd to his wife, probably [...] bt. Saʿadya. AA

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  6. 7856

    Legal documentT-S K27.2

    Legal testimony. In Judaeo-Arabic. Location: Mazara, Sicily. Dated: Sunday, 10 Sivan 4898 AM, which is 1138 CE. Signed: Yosef Shemuel ha-Sofer and Moshe b. Yaʿbeṣ(?). …

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  7. 7857

    Legal documentENA NS 83.407

    One side: lower left corner of a deed of sale in Arabic script. Dated: Ramaḍān [...]. The other side: upper left corner of a letter …

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  8. 7858

    Legal documentENA NS 63.15

    Recto: Legal document. In Hebrew. Location: Fustat. Dated: First decade of Kislev 5439 AM = November 1678 CE. Connected to the Maghrebi congregation (ק"ק מערביים). …

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  9. 7859

    Legal documentT-S Ar.50.57 + T-S 8J4.20

    Legal document. Declaration made by Peraḥya b. Natan for Ḥiyya b. Yeshuʿa ha-Kohen concerning potential claims of the latter against the orphan son of the …

    1. שהדותא דהות באנפנא] אנן שהדי דחתמות ידנא לתחתא 
    2. כן הוה חצר אלינא פרחיה הזקן ב]ר נתן נע וקאל לנא אשהדו
    3. עלי ואקנו מני בכל לישאני] דזכואתא ואכתבו ואכתמ…

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  10. 7860

    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 1644

    Karaite bill of release

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  11. 7861

    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. I 1700.1

    Legal record (#0). Stub. Giving only a date (Wednesday, 3 Adar [1467] Seleucid) and a name (Yaʿaqov al-Maghribī).

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  12. 7862

    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 210

    Legal document (or letter?) in Arabic script. Late. Needs examination.

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  13. 7863

    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 1576

    The Karaite Ovadya b. Gedalyah Fairouz is buying a lobby and upper hall from a lady and her daughters. Dated Monday, Adar 2nd 5446 Era …

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  14. 7864

    Legal documentT-S NS 342.33

    Small fragment of a legal deed regarding sugar refining (ṭabīkh al-sukkar). Involving Yeshuʿa b. Yiftaḥ ha-Kohen. In the hand of Halfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi (1100–38 …

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  15. 7865

    Legal documentT-S 6J12.11

    Legal document concerning payments of large sums of money, mentioning precious objects of pearls and gold. The parties are Shemuʾel b. Yaḥyā ha-Kohen and Rabbenu …

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  16. 7866

    Legal documentT-S NS J201

    Settlement between a husband and wife. Location: Fustat. Dated: 1 Elul 1645 Seleucid = 3 August 1334 CE. Shemuʾel b. ʿAbdallāh al-Kohen takes upon himself …

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    1. אמת
    2. חצרא אלכהן שמואל ולד
    3. אלכהן עבד אללה נע אלי בית
    4. דין במצר יכון במשפט
    5. צדק ואמונה ואתפקא הו
    6. וזוגתו אנה יכסיהא תוב
    7. ולבאס ומקנעה ויעטיהא
    8. כמסה ד…

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  17. 7867

    Legal documentENA NS I.32

    Fragment (bottom) of a document, possibly a legal testimony. Two lines at the bottom of the document indicate witness signatures. The first one reads "shahida …

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  18. 7868

    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 1564

    Karaite bill of release of a debt, dated

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  19. 7869

    Legal documentAIU VII.D.105

    Long legal document perhaps dealing with inheritance arrangements between the brothers Yiṣḥaq and Mordekhai and Binyamin Gaʿdī, the sons of Moshe Gaʿdī. Seems to be …

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  20. 7870

    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 297

    Legal document in Arabic script. Dated 28 Ramadan 1235 AH, which is July 9 1820 CE.

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  21. 7871

    Legal documentENA 2727.13d

    Ketubba fragment. The groom is Avraham.

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  22. 7872

    Legal documentT-S 10J27.3.1

    Betrothal (erusin) document. Location: Cairo. Dated: 19 Sivan 1418 Seleucid, which is 1107 CE. Fiance: Yosef ha-Levi b. Berakhot. Fiancee: Sitt al-Kull bt. Yefet. Wedding …

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  23. 7873

    Legal documentENA NS 83.354

    Possibly a promissory note. In Arabic script. "I owe the shayh [...] X dinars... in the year...." Needs further examination.

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  24. 7874

    Legal documentT-S 10J6.21

    Agreement of partnership. Location: Fustat/Cairo. Dated: 14 Nisan 5576 AM = 12 April 1816 CE. Between Yosef Romano and Nissīm Ḥāmī. Witnessed by Yaʿaqov ha-Kohen …

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  25. 7875

    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 1595

    Legal document, Qaraite. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dated: Tuesday, 16 Tevet 5525 AM, which is 1764/65 CE. Venue: House of Shelomo Kohen nin Aharon Kohen known as …

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  26. 7876

    Legal documentENA 3778.2

    Formal document of some sort in Judaeo-Arabic. Mentions a ḍarība. Looks late.

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  27. 7877

    Legal documentAIU VII.D.106

    Fragment (upper right corner) of a legal document from the first half of the 12th century, dealing with financial arrangements for the divorce of Yaʿaqov …

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  28. 7878

    Legal documentMoss. VIII,446.1

    A court record concerning a prozbol ( A write technically changed the status of individual private loans into the public administration, allowing the poor to …

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  29. 7879

    Legal documentENA NS 7.56

    Legal document in Judaeo-Arabic. Spanish-influenced hand. Partnership contract between Bū Yūsuf and Ismāʿīl. Mentions the date Adar I 834, perhaps [4]834 AH = 1073 CE. …

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  30. 7880

    Legal documentT-S AS 147.73

    Bottom part of a ketubah. No further details. AA

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  31. 7881

    Legal documentT-S NS 134.126

    Legal document in Arabic script. The beginnings of 6 lines are preserved. Mentions a qāḍī, a Christian, and possibly 16 dinars. Quite damaged. Reused for …

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  32. 7882

    Legal documentT-S Misc.29.59a + T-S 13J36.14 + T-S NS 324.135

    Verso: halakhic text, possibly part of a responsum, written by Efrayim b. Shemarya (11th century), dealing with excommunication and repentance. (Information in part from CUDL.)

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  33. 7883

    Legal documentENA 4020.35

    Marriage contract (ketubba). On parchment. Location: New Cairo. Dated: [Thursday,] 15 Kislev 1461 Seleucid, which is 17 November 1149 CE, under the authority of the …

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    1. בשעה מעולה ועונה מהוללה ושמחה וצהלה
    2. ויד ושם ותהלה ומילוי כל שאלה לאדונינו שמואל
    3. נגיד הגולה יברכהו שוכן מעלה ולחתן ולכלה ולכל הקהלה
    4. ישישו וישמ…

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  34. 7884

    Legal documentT-S 12.662

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

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  35. 7885

    Legal documentT-S NS 226.139

    Fragment of a legal document. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. May consist entirely of legalese; no information about the case.

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  36. 7886

    Legal documentT-S AS 180.270

    Fragment from the bottom of a legal document. Portions of 2 witness signatures are preserved. Dated: [.]27 AH.

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  37. 7887

    Legal documentJRL SERIES B 4265

    Letter or legal query addressed to Ḥananel b. Shemuel, probably identical with the well-known judge of the early 13th century (and son-in-law of Moses Maimonides). …

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  38. 7888

    Legal documentT-S 12.516

    Recto: Deed of acknowledgment (iqrār). In Arabic script. The person making the acknowledgment is ʿAntar al-ustādh al-[...] (a eunuch and/or government officer). He is 'yellow-skinned' …

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  39. 7889

    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 1586

    Karaite agreement regarding a payment for a floor in a house

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  40. 7890

    Legal documentYevr. II K 67

    Decorated Karaite ketubah from Cairo. The groom is Yosef b. Yehuda Hakohen. The bride is Esther known as Qamar d. Eliyahu.

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  41. 7891

    Legal documentENA NS 17.32 + ENA NS 16.24

    Two fragments of a legal document in Judaeo-Arabic. Settlement of a business dispute. Ṣedaqa b. Shelomo (together with his father Shelomo b. Saʿadya) acknowledges that …

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  42. 7892

    Legal documentBL OR 13153.4/9

    Legal document(s) in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi (1100–38 CE). Writing on both sides. A settlement concerning arrangements for the dowry items of …

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  43. 7893

    Legal documentT-S AS 145.334

    Recto: Legal document mentioning guardianship, R. Berakhot, and a deceased man. Verso: Legal document in a different hand (that of Shelomo b. Eliyyahu?) mentioning capital …

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  44. 7894

    Legal documentT-S NS J299

    Legal document. In the hand of Shelomo b. Eliyyahu. Unsigned. Location: Fustat. Dated: Wednesday, 17 Adar 1536 Seleucid = 26 February 1225 CE, under the …

    1. חצרנא נחן אלשהוד במא יאתי ביאנה פי הדא
    2. אלזכרון וכאתמנא באכרה יום אלארבעא אלסאבע
    3. עשר מן אדר משנת אלפא וחמש מאה ותלתין
    4. ושית שנין לשטרות בפסטאט מצרים ד…

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  45. 7895

    Legal documentENA 4011.73

    Legal case from 1100. Shemuel b. Natan he-haver - a well known figure in the Jewish court - now appears as a litigant and sues …

    1. בתרין בשבה דהוא עשרין וארבעה יומין בירח שבט דשנת
    2. אלפא וארבע מאה וחד עשר שנין למניינא דרגיליננא ביה
    3. בפסטאט מצרים חצר למושב בית דין מ שמואל ביר
    4. נתן הח…

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  46. 7896

    Legal documentT-S 24.11

    Deed of indemnity granted by Saʿīd b. Yiṣḥaq to his brother Burayk. Written and signed by Palṭiel b. Efrayim he-Ḥaver. Location: Fusṭāṭ. From the court …

    1. [.....]היתה בפנינו אנו העדים החתומים למטה בשלישי בשב[ת] בארבעה עשר לחדש אלול שנת

    2. ארבעת אלפים ושבע מאות וששים ושתים לבריאת העולם והיא שנת אלף וש…

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  47. 7897

    Legal documentBL OR 5561B.16

    Rental contract. In Hebrew. Location: Rashīd. Dated: Thursday, 1 Nisan 5442 AM, which is 1682 CE. Lessor: A woman named Konfrada. Lessee: Shemuel [...]. The …

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  48. 7898

    Legal documentT-S 12.682

    Deed of release. Dating: ca. 1232 CE, as the same Elʿazar b. Karmī appears in T-S NS 321.79 + T-S 13J4.5 and T-S Misc.25.2. The …

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  49. 7899

    Legal documentT-S AS 84.91 + T-S AS 84.90

    Two fragments from the bottom part of a late bill of appointment

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  50. 7900

    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. f 56/58

    An engagement agreement from the 18th of Tevet. The marriage is set a month and four months afterward. The bride is represented by her father, …

    1. בתרי בשבה דהוא תמניסר יומי לירח טבת שנת
    2. אלפא וארבע מאה ותשעין ושית שנין לשטרות בפסטאט
    3. מצרים דעל נילוס נהרא מותבה רשותיה דאדונינו
    4. גאונינו שר שלום הלו…

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