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  1. 201

    Legal documentJRL SERIES A 927

    Legal document dated July 1788 (Tamuz 5548), Fustat, in which the undersigned acknowledges receipt of 80 reales, perhaps from Yiṣḥaq Aripol.

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  2. 202

    LetterCUL Or.1080 J134

    Letter from David al-Qalʿī, perhaps in Minyat Zifta or nearby, to Yosef al-Faranji (it seems his uncle), perhaps in Fustat/Cairo. In Hebrew. Dating: mid-16th century, …

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  3. 203

    LetterT-S Misc.28.168

    Business letter in Hebrew. Late. Dating: Second half of the 16th century, based on Avraham David's assessment. Mentions currencies such as coronas and peraḥim. Most …

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  4. 204

    Legal documentT-S Misc.10.238

    Fragment of a late legal document in Hebrew detailing financial transactions. Mentions 181 peraḥim that were detained with the consul; a certain Hayyim; a total …

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  5. 205

    LetterT-S Misc.20.166

    Fragment of a letter from Jerusalem to Egypt, beginning of the 16th century. The writer describes a financial/communal crisis that prevented the functioning of the …

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  6. 206

    LetterYevr. II A 1896

    Letter draft from one Jewish community (A) to another Jewish community (B) in a different land. In Hebrew. Locations unknown. Dating: Late. Catalogued as 18th …

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  7. 207

    LetterYevr. II A 2893

    Letter of condolence from Yiṣḥaq b. Shelomo ha-Maskil to the brothers Binyamin and Yeshuʿa b. Shelomo. In Hebrew. Dated: Monday, 14 Heshvan 5571 AM, which …

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  8. 208

    LetterT-S NS 264.64

    Late Hebrew letter mentioning the consul of Venice.

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  9. 209

    Legal documentMoss. VII,76.2

    Recto: Legal document in Hebrew. Late. Yaʿaqov ha-Kohen b. Barukh attests that he owes Yaʿaqov Esprial (?אישפריאל) 4,800 diwani muayyadis ('fine and good ones') for …

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  10. 210

    LetterT-S AS 153.214

    Late business letter in Hebrew from Shemuel Bahlul in Manzala (near Damietta). Information from Avraham David's transcription and notes.

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  11. 211

    LetterT-S 13J21.10

    Recto (secondary use): Late letter in Hebrew to R. Shelomo ha-Sofer from "your wife Dona Soro (=Sara?) and your daughters Reina and Raḥel and your …

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    1. שלום רב וישע יקרב למורי ואדוני אור עיני ועטרת
    2. ראשי אדוני אישי כבוד ר שלמה הסופר יל קבל
    3. רוב שלום מאדון השלום ומני דונה סורו זוגתך
    4. ובנותיך ריינה…

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  12. 212

    Legal documentMoss. VII,53

    Recto: Legal document. Dated: Thursday, 17 Iyyar 5316 AM, which is 27 April 1556 CE. May be a copy or a version of a document …

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  13. 213

    Legal documentT-S AS 151.164

    Bill of debt, from 1519 CE– this estimate from FGP was proposed by Avraham David on the basis of the coinage mentioned: ""תשעה ושלושים אלפים …

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  14. 214

    LetterENA NS 47.19

    Letter from Avraham Castro, in Alexandria, to an unknown addressee, in Fustat/Cairo. In Hebrew. Dating: 16th century (Avraham Castro died in 1560). The writer had …

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  15. 215

    Legal documentENA NS 35.9

    Drafts of court records that were copied into the register of the court in Cairo. Regarding items sent from Salonika to Rashid and various marital …

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  16. 216

    LetterJRL Gaster heb. ms 1772/5

    Letter from Yiṣḥaq (Izak) b. Avraham, in Safed, to a certain Moshe, in Fustat/Cairo. In Hebrew. Dated: 13 Heshvan 5333, which is 20 October 1572 …

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  17. 217

    Legal documentT-S AS 147.117

    A legal note - the writer agree to pay to pay the mortgage for 'Old Egypt' without delay. In the opening lines Shaykh Muḥ[ammad] al-Ḥamawī …

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  18. 218

    LetterT-S Misc.11.129 + T-S Ar.54.17

    Draft of a letter from Ishaq Sholal (d. 1524) to the yeshiva in Jerusalem. In Hebrew. Published by Avraham David in Cathedra 68, pp. 43–48. …

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  19. 219

    Legal documentENA 3276.5 + ENA NS 70.5

    Responsum regarding a marriage permission to the "chained wife" (agunah) of a silk dealer, who was on a business trip in the villages of Egypt …

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  20. 220

    Paraliterary textENA 3926.6

    Magical recipe written in Arabic and Hebrew. The Arabic script reads "ṣifa kāghaḍa (=kāghadh) saḥiḥa wa-hiya lā tataghayyar wa-taṣnaʿ minhā mā shiʾt" on verso. Part …

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  21. 221

    Legal documentCUL Or.1081 2.47

    Legal document from Fustat/Cairo, from the first decade of the 19th century (Heshvan 556[.]=1799-1808 CE), in which Me'ir Ṣabiṣo (?) and his partner Raḥamim Ḥamīs …

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  22. 222

    Legal documentT-S AS 145.32

    Investment partnership between Hayyim b. Shelomo Hazaq and his wife, approving the receiving of a sum of 63000 m[edin] k[esif] as a payment for his …

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  23. 223

    LetterMoss. IIIa,9 + T-S AS 212.54 + T-S AS 212.55 + T-S AS 214.40

    Letter from Yiṣḥaq b. Yeḥiel. Dated: Friday, 23 Ḥeshvan 5310 AM, which is 1549 CE. In Hebrew, with phrases in Yiddish and many words in …

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  24. 224

    Legal documentAIU VII.D.15

    Betrothal document dated 29 December 1807 (28 Kislev 5568) for Me'ir ha-Levi b. Moshe and Ruḥamah (?) bt. Avraham Krispin.

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  25. 225

    Legal documentAIU VII.D.16

    Betrothal document dated 11 October 1841 (26 Tishrei 5602) for Yosef the son of the late Moshe ha-Levi, represented by Avraham Jawhar "of the villages" …

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  26. 226

    LetterAIU VII.E.185

    Late letter in Hebrew to Yeḥezqel Ḥefeẓ from Shabbetay ʿAdda, discussing a business partnership, 400 reals, Jerusalem, and people including Pini Lavan (?), Yosef ha-Levi, …

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  27. 227

    Legal documentJRL SERIES B 2628

    Late betrothal document between Esther [...] bt. Se. Yaʿaqov ʿAdda and Se. Yosef פיחה (?), listing conditions. The word "contante" appears (Italian for "cash"?).

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  28. 228

    Legal documentJRL SERIES A 791

    Legal document dated 23 August 1797 (1 Elul 5557), in which the brothers Yeshuʿa and Daniel ha-Levi acknowledge an investment by Me'ir ben Naʿim.

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  29. 229

    LetterJRL SERIES A 852

    Fragment of a letter in Hebrew from the second half of the 16th century, mentioning attempts to prevent a certain edict, in which R. Yosef …

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  30. 230

    LetterT-S Misc.11.110

    Recto: A very formal letter (resembling a legal document or legal query) to an authority in Fustat, regarding the daughter of [...] ha-Levi, known as …

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  31. 231

    LetterYevr. II A 1892

    Letter from an unknown writer, in Alexandria, to the judge Yiṣḥaq Aripol, in Fustat/Cairo. The writer's name and signature appear, but are very faded. Written …

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  32. 232

    LetterBodl. MS heb. b 13/45

    Letter from Yosef b. Ezra to Yiṣḥaq Ashkenazi (not necessarily Luria, as more than one Yiṣḥaq Ashkenazi was active in trade at this time). In …

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  33. 233

    Legal documentMoss. VII,47

    Court record concerning mint management. Dated: 1513 CE. Issued in the court of the Nagid Yiṣḥaq Sholal. Witnesses include Yaʿaqov Beirav and Nissim Biba. The …

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    Legal documentCUL Or.1080 J165

    Deed of sale for a certain large qāʿa, very complex involving guardianship procedures, inheritance, and the "orphans of Yiṣḥaq Mūrḥīm[?]," among many other names referenced. …

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  35. 235

    LetterCUL Or.1080 J193

    Letter from Moshe Castro, in Jerusalem, to Avraham Ibn Shānjī, in Fustat/Cairo. Written in Hebrew. Dating: 1513/14 CE, based on the assessment of Avraham David. …

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  36. 236

    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. c 64/9 + Bodl. MS heb. c 64/8

    Power of attorney (שטר הרשאה) in which the community of Safed appoints Yisrael Benveniste and Ḥayyīm Mordechai Būnan as their sheliḥim. See previous shelfmark. There …

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  37. 237

    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. d 66/100

    Formularies for divorce-related documents. The one on recto is clearly based on a real document and a real case, but gives "peloni" for the month …

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  38. 238

    LetterBodl. MS heb. d 80/44

    Letter In Hebrew, with many errors and phonetic spellings. The writer calls the addressee 'the Sar.' Dating: Late, perhaps 16th century. The letter concerns the …

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  39. 239

    Legal documentAIU VII.D.9

    Bifolium from a late Hebrew register of monetary transactions. Every time the date appears it contains a tricky ligature, but it may be 549[.] (?) …

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  40. 240

    LetterAIU VII.E.142

    Late letter in Hebrew from Natan Hefez to Aharon Beirav. Further information available on FGP in Avraham David's transcription and notes.

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  41. 241

    LetterENA 3817.4

    Business letter, fragment, from Yaʿaqov Levi to an unknown addressee. In Hebrew. Goods mentioned include: alkali (הקלי) in line 6, and coral in line 8. …

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  42. 242

    LetterENA NS 34.24

    Letter from an anonymous writer in Jerusalem to a certain Elʿazar, probably 16th century. The writer seems to genuinely yearn to travel to the addressee's …

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  43. 243

    LetterENA NS 43.13

    Letter, fragment (lower left corner), from Shalom b. Sīd. In Hebrew. Dating: First half of the 16th century. The writer reports on business progress to …

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  44. 244

    LetterL-G Misc. 55

    Letter sent from Alexandria to Avraham ha-Rav ha-Sefaradi. (Perhaps the same Avraham ha-Sefaradi as in ENA 2558.13, who corresponded with the Nagid Yehoshuaʿ Maimonides in …

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  45. 245

    LetterCUL Or.1080 J161

    Letter sent from Jerusalem in later medieval times by a woman named Jamila, the widow of Yehuda, addressing two brothers-in-law in Cairo, explaining that she …

    1. האחים המשובחים אשר בצל ה ית ובצלם אני
    2. יושבת כמהר ישועה //נרו// וכמהר [[זלמא .]] יעקב
    3. זלמאטי //נרו// אלו השורותים מאת אחותכם דוניא
    4. גמילה אלמנת כהר יה…

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  46. 246

    LetterF 1908.44KK

    Letter from Moshe b. Abudarham, probably in Rashid, to an unknown addressee. In Hebrew. Dating: Second half of the 16th century, based on Avraham David's …

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  47. 247

    LetterBodl. MS heb. c 72/10

    Letter. In Hebrew. Eliyya b. Elyaqim, in Damietta, writes to Moshe b. Yehuda, in Alexandria. The writer signs only his first name on this letter, …

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  48. 248

    Legal documentT-S G1.52

    Legal declaration, probably the concluding page of a deposition, signed by Shem Ṭov al-Ḥāmī. In Hebrew and Ladino. Dating: Late. Shem Ṭov declares that he …

    1. [...]קבלתי עלי הנזירות שבני היה חולה בעיניו והלכתי לחמותי
    2. [ואמרתי לה בואי ל]ראות בן בתך שהוא חולה ואמרה לי שאינה יכולה לבוא
    3. [שקרתי אמרתי הכי]תי את ב…

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  49. 249

    Legal documentT-S NS 99.59 + CUL Or.1081 2.26

    Legal document. In Hebrew. Dating: second half of the 16th century based on the people mentioned; strangely, no date appears in the document itself. Involves …

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    Legal documentJRL SERIES B 3126

    Legal document from Fustat dated 24 April 1798 (8 Iyar 5558), stating that Me'ir ben Naʿim has invested 5500 muayyadis with the Karaites ("bnei mikra") …

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