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  1. 7951

    Legal documentT-S NS 184.57

    Will in which a woman donates a house in the Qālūs neighborhood for religious and charitable purposes with a stipulation that she will stay in …

    1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ] . . . מן כלאמ [ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ] קאלו…

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  2. 7952

    Legal documentT-S 16.162

    Mostly torn and effaced release in which Khalaf and Musafir, sons of Shemuel b. Khalaf, acknowledge to have received through Yiṣḥaq ha-Kohen 250 gold pieces …

    1. עדות שהיתה בפנינו אנו העדים החתומים למטה באחד בשבת בחמשה ימים לחדש אלול שנת
    2. אלף [וש]לש מאות וששים שנים למינין שאנו רגילין למנות בו בפסטאט מ[צרים] שע…

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  3. 7953

    Legal documentCUL Or.1080 3.10

    Legal document. Palestinian ketubba. (Information from Goitein’s index card)

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  4. 7954

    Legal documentYevr. II K 70

    Karaite ketuba from Cairo. The groom is Ya'aqov Halevi b. Shmuel and the deflowred bride is Esther known as 'Aziza.

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  5. 7955

    Legal documentENA NS 83.155

    Deed of acknowledgment (iqrār). In Arabic script. Fragment (upper right corner). Dating: Perhaps Mamluk-era. Mentions al-muʿallim Saʿīd b. [...]. Needs examination.

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  6. 7956

    Legal documentT-S AS 147.170 + CUL Or.1080 J175

    Legal document. Dated: 1424 Seleucid = 1112/13 CE. Sason b. Yefet and his wife Hilāla bt. Hiba each claimed ownership rights over a small house. …

    1. דאר [. .אח]דהמא [. . . . . .
    2. מנהם אלדאר לי [. . . . . . . .
    3. אתפקא גמיעא [. . . . . . . . .
    4. לכל ואחד מנהמ[א . . . . . . .
    5. משאע גיר מקסום ואקנינא
    6. מן כ…

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  7. 7957

    Legal documentJRL SERIES B 2180

    Fragment of a legal document in Hebrew. Mentions a ketubba and an inheritance.

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  8. 7958

    Legal documentT-S NS J363

    Lower middle part of a ketubba in which the groom renounces his rights to the bride's earnings. Dated to the 13th century. (Information from Mediterranean …

    1. ] דאכתפיה .כלהון יהון .[
    2. ] כלתא דא מה[
    3. ] הי בתו[.]. . .ל[. . . .]עה[.].[
    4. ]ל ידי גילגול [ואפי]לו חרם סת[ם
    5. ] ריהי ודלא למישהי גביה אמת[א
    6. ] גביה אמתא ד…

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  9. 7959

    Legal documentT-S NS 167.32

    Ketubba formulary written by the cantor Seʿadya b. Ṣedaqa ha-Ḥazzan. This man is known to have served as cantor, judge and scribe in the Egyptian …

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  10. 7960

    Legal documentT-S Ar.39.16

    Power of attorney. In Arabic script. Dating: 11th or 12th century. A woman appoints the Jewish dyer Abū Saʿd b. Nājī b. Bū Naṣr as …

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    1. ابو سعد اليهودي بن ناجي بن بو نصر اليهودي الصباغ و حليته

    2. دون الاعتدال رقيق السمــــ[ــــــر]ة واضح الجبــــ[ــــهـــــ]ــــة بها اسارير خفي…

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    1. 'Abū Saʿd, the Jew, son of Nājī ibn Bū Naṣr, the Jewish dyer, who has the  following physical features:  
    2. less than average stature, pure brow…

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  11. 7961

    Legal documentT-S J3.33

    A late ketubah. From the date only the end of the year-36- is preserved, The groom name is Shemuel.

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  12. 7962

    Legal documentT-S AS 150.46

    Legal document in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. Concerning a house, 10 dinars, and Ismāʿīl b. M[...]. (Information in part from CUDL)

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  13. 7963

    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. d 66/49-50

    Formulary for a marriage contract, Qaraite/interdenominational. Dated: 1036 CE, at the time of Ṣemaḥ Nasi. One sheet is possibly missing in between, and with it …

    Bodl. MS heb. d 66/49

    1. הדה נסכה כתבה מצר
    2. לבני מקרא
    3. בשם אל עולם. הצליחו האלהים. בי'י
    4. יצדיקו : שדי ישקיף משמי מרומו. ויקנא
    5. לקדשת שמו. ויבנה היכלו ואול…

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  14. 7964

    Legal documentT-S 12.629

    Power of attorney. Location: Malīj. Dated: 1433 Seleucid, which is 1121/22 CE. ʿAzīza bt. Natan al-ʿIblānī (? אלעבלאני) appoints Avraham to sue people with whom …

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  15. 7965

    Legal documentT-S 6J2.23

    Bill of divorce (geṭ). Dated: Shevaṭ 1[..]3 Seleucid. Location: Fusṭāṭ. Husband: Shimʿon b. Elʿazar. Wife: Sutayt bt. […].

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  16. 7966

    Legal documentT-S 16.134

    Bill of release (draft or copy). In the hand of Efrayim b. Shemarya. Dated: Tishrei 1356 Seleucid, which is 1044 CE. Ḥalfon ha-Levi b. Shelomo …

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  17. 7967

    Legal documentENA NS 34.19

    Responsum (FGP). Dating: 17th century. There is a detailed description and edition on FGP.

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  18. 7968

    Legal documentCUL Or.1080 9.21

    Ketubba, beautifully illuminated, from Cairo, dated 16 April 1821 (14 Nisan 5581) for Ḥayy Dayyān b. David Dayyān and Mazal Ṭov bt. Yehuda Dayyān. The …

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  19. 7969

    Legal documentBL OR 12344.12

    Official-looking document. In Arabic script. Dated (on verso): 1235 AH, which is 1819/20 CE.

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  20. 7970

    Legal documentT-S AS 156.387

    Recto: legal fragment. Probably a power of attorney (אביזאריה). Reused on verso for Arabic-script accounts or jottings. (Information in part from CUDL)

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  21. 7971

    Legal documentT-S AS 152.369

    Minute fragment from a ketubah.

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  22. 7972

    Legal documentT-S AS 151.53

    Much faded, but seems to be from the bottom part of a legal deed. AA

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  23. 7973

    Legal documentT-S NS 327.157

    Fragment of a deed of sale for real estate, in Arabic script. Needs examination. On verso and between the lines of recto there is biblical …

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  24. 7974

    Legal documentENA 3844.9

    Recto: Legal notes, or maybe formularies and legal procedure. The top entry is a bill of divorce dated 1423 Seleucid, which is 1111/12 CE. Location: …

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  25. 7975

    Legal documentT-S AS 122.81

    Legal query in Judaeo-Arabic, with a few words written in Arabic script. Concerning a poor man who may wish to break an engagement. On verso …

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  26. 7976

    Legal documentT-S 13J22.7

    Letter from Umm Makīn, the wife of al-Sadīd, in Bilbays, to Eliyyahu the Judge, in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Early 13th century. The writer inquires …

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  27. 7977

    Legal documentYevr. III B 641

    Bottom of a marriage contract (ketubba). In the hand of Hillel b. ʿEli. Groom: Yaʿaqov. Bride: Nasāba bt. Hiba, a virgin. There are at least …

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  28. 7978

    Legal documentT-S NS 323.3 + T-S 12.641

    Deed of gift. In Hebrew, calligraphic. Location: Fustat. ʿEli b. Ḥasan ha-Levi the dyer gives to his youngest son Shemuel five and a 1/3 shares …

    1. זכרון עדות שהיתה בפנינו בפסטאט [
    2. עדים וקנו ממני מעכשיו וכתבו וחת[מו
    3. מודה בפניכם ברצון נפשי שלא באו[נס
    4. לו במנתה החמשה חלקים ושליש חל[ק
    5. חסן הצבע בשכונ…

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  29. 7979

    Legal documentBL OR 12299.19

    Bill of divorce for Bayān b. Abu l-[...] and [...] bt. Sedaqa. Dated: 145[.] Seleucid = 1138–48 CE. Witnesses: Natan b. Shemuel he-Ḥaver and Mevorakh …

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  30. 7980

    Legal documentT-S G1.21

    Two drafts, in two different hands, of legal queries concerning whether a teacher who took an oath not to teach his clients can be released …

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  31. 7981

    Legal documentT-S 16.50

    Legal document. Copy of a Qaraite proxy appointment for a marriage, one of only two such documents known from the geniza. Dating: ca. 1040–47 (based …

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  32. 7982

    Legal documentMoss. VII,31.3

    End of a legal document. Involves Dalāl bt. Yaʿaqov. Signed by David b. ʿAmram ha-Kohen and Elʿazar b. Saʿadya. The qiyyum is written and signed …

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  33. 7983

    Legal documentT-S AS 150.221

    Fragment from a legal deed written by Yosef b. Shmuel b. Saadya Halevi.

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  34. 7984

    Legal documentT-S Ar.39.245

    Legal document. In Arabic script. Receipt for the purchase of a Nubian female slave named Tawfīq. It seems that the seller is Baqāʾ b. Manṣūr …

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  35. 7985

    Legal documentT-S AS 152.415

    Minute fragment from the bottom of a legal deed.

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  36. 7986

    Legal documentENA 972.7 + ENA NS 18.10 + BL OR 12299.18

    Bill of divorce (geṭ). Written and signed by Ḥalfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi. Also signed by Menashshe b. Yaʿaqov ha-Kohen. Location: Fustat. Dated: 23 Sivan 1436 …

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  37. 7987

    Legal documentT-S NS 259.37 + T-S 8J5.3

    Prenuptial agreement between a future husband and his prospective second wife, in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi. Location: Fustat. Dated: Monday night, 6 …

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    1. שידך לפנינו אנו בית דין | הקבוע בפסטאט מצרים
    2. ומאן דחתים עימנא לתחת|א מרור אברהם היקר יש צו
    3. בר מרור יכין הזקן נע לדלא|ל בתולתא בת מרור יוסף
    4. ה…

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  38. 7988

    Legal documentT-S NS 264.21

    Legal document. The main text is in Hebrew. Involves Shemuel ha-Levi and Sitt al-Kafāʾa and a quarter-house in Fustat that she had previously sold to …

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  39. 7989

    Legal documentT-S NS 224.43

    Bottom of a legal document in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi. Dated: last decade of Adar 1441 Seleucid = March 1130 CE. Contains …

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  40. 7990

    Legal documentAIU VII.D.68

    Legal document from Fustat/Cairo, dated January 1819 (Tevet 5579), in which Moshe Ḥafis (?) and his wife (titled "senyora") acknowledge their debt of 2085 esedi …

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  41. 7991

    Legal documentENA 3926.1

    Legal document, dated 689 H, (=1290/91 CE), in a very faded script, with signature(s) at the bottom. One of the parties is al-Ḥājj Muḥammad b. …

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  42. 7992

    Legal documentT-S 6J1.25

    Legal document in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. Fragment (lower left corner). Dating: [14]41 Seleucid = 1129/30 CE, under the authority of Maṣliaḥ ha-Kohen …

    1. ]תזמת באלדרך
    2. מן] גיר קהר ולא גבר ולא אכראה
    3. ולא גיר דלך מן גמיע מפ]סדאת אלשהאדה על כל שפר ארג
    4. ]ממקרקעי וממטלטלי ואפילו
    5. ]א כחומר וכחוזק כל שטרי מחזקי

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  43. 7993

    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. I 1700.14

    Legal document. Partnership agreement. Dating: 1156. An unsigned and undated non-compete contract between Abū al-Makārim al-Dimashqī Nadiv b. Mevaser and an unnamed party. Nadiv agrees …

    1. יכתב שטר עלי אבו אלמכארם אלדמשקי נדיב בן
    2. מבשר אנה לא יתעארץ לשרי חריר ולא לביעה
    3. לא כאם ולא מצבוג ולא ישארך פיה ולא ירסלה ומתי מא
    4. תביין עליה שי מן דל…

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    1. A document was written concerning Abu al-Makārim al-Dimashqī Nadiv b.
    2. Mevaser, that he will compete in neither buying silk or selling it,
    3. neith…

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  44. 7994

    Legal documentT-S AS 173.352 + T-S AS 173.349

    Two fragments of a legal document. Mentions Wahba(?) b. ʿIwaḍ, Sulaymān, and a sum of 1,600 dirhams 'fulūs.'

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  45. 7995

    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. b 12/24

    Legal contract in Judaeo-Persian. Location: Hormshīr (Ahwāz). Dated: Shevat 1332 Seleucid (1020 CE). Signed by ʿAzarya b. Avraham b. ʿAmmār and Saʿdān b. Daniel b. …

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  46. 7996

    Legal documentT-S AS 147.144

    Only few words. Might be from the end of a legal deed, but too little remains. AA

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  47. 7997

    Legal documentT-S 12.88

    Will, nearly complete. Written on a small piece of parchment. Testator: Abū al-Faraj b. Maʿrūf the perfumer. (His son Faḍāʾil appears in Yevr.-Arab. I 1700.29 …

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  48. 7998

    Legal documentENA 2806.14

    Fragment from the bottom of a legal deed. Location: Alexandria. Dated: Middle third of Sivan 4895 AM, which is 1135 CE, under the authority of …

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  49. 7999

    Legal documentNLI 577.8/2

    Legal document, in Arabic script. A very long but fragmentary waqf document, probably Ottoman era. Also contains a bold monumental script in the middle, probably …

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  50. 8000

    Legal documentPER H 31

    Bill of release. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. Karīma, known as al-Wuḥsha al-Dallāla (l. 18), releases Sitt al-Ḥusn (l. 21) from any responsibility …

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