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  1. 51

    LetterJRL SERIES B 4351

    Begging letter in Hebrew addressed to the 'community of foreigners (loʿazim) from a widow with five children. Already a recipient of communal charity, the writer …

    1. שלו
    2. שלום רב וישע יקרב לכבוד הקהל הקדוש המשובח הזה קהל
    3. הלועזים חכמי ונבונים גדולי וקטנים ישמרם צורם והשם יהיה
    4. בע[זר]ם אנס שפחתכם העניה האלמנה הדלה אג…

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  2. 52

    LetterF 1908.44DD + F 1908.44BB

    Letter from Damascus to Fustat. Same hand as F 1908.44DD, which is very likely the end of the same letter. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: No earlier …

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  3. 53

    LetterF 1908.44BB + F 1908.44DD

    End of a letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Same hand as F 1908.44DD, which is very likely the beginning of the same letter. Dating: No earlier than …

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  4. 54

    LetterAIU XII.36

    Letter from Ṣedaqa al-Yahūdī to Umm al-Khayr bt. Nūr al-Dīn al-Ḥakīm b. [...], possibly in Bilbays (the address is damaged). In Arabic script. Dating: No …

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  5. 55

    List or tableJRL SERIES C 9

    Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic in which the heading's recto includes the term "מאצריפ", which may indicate these are outstanding expenses related to the "deceased Nissim Mosseri" …

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  6. 56

    List or tableJRL SERIES C 164

    Accounts in Arabic with a complex array of calculations likely monetary in nature, with the symbol "ق" on occasion perhaps indicating silver kuruş (which may …

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  7. 57

    LetterENA NS 31.13

    Business letter. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Ca. 15th century (no earlier thah 1415 CE), as it mentions the currency niṣṣ/nuṣṣ/half (i.e., the muʾayyadī). Also mentions the …

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  8. 58

    List or tableENA 2713.53

    Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic. Possibly recorded by a bookseller and, based on one type of coinage in use, the yüzlük ("יוזליס" l.3r), the document dates probably …

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  9. 59

    List or tableENA 2950.28

    List of payments received in Judaeo-Arabic. Accordingly, each entry relies on the phrase "קבץ מן / قبظ من" (l.1r, 4r) and the coinage in use …

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  10. 60

    Legal documentENA 3977.7

    Legal document, probably dating to the late Mamlūk/early Ottoman era. Mentions grains and vegetables (al-ḥubūb wa al-mazrūʿāt), al-dhahab al-Ashrafī, the Nile (baḥr al-Nīl al-Mubārak), and …

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  11. 61

    Legal documentT-S 8J35.2

    Legal document in Hebrew. Dating: 1517 CE(?). Stating that 93 peraḥim (ducat equivalents) of the coinage of the Sultan Selim which were destined for the …

    1. אנו עדים חתומי מטה יודעים [
    2. גדולי הקהלות שבמצרים . . . . [
    3. על ענין לבקש קצת מעות שהיו צריכים . . . [
    4. איזה ריוח למי שילוה אותם המעות שהיו צריכים מ [

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  12. 62

    List or tableJRL SERIES C 28

    List in Judeo-Arabic from which only the bottom right corner of the page is portrayed in this fragment. The paleography helps to estimate the dating …

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  13. 63

    Legal documentAIU VII.D.23

    Ketubba that has been badly damaged yet a portion of the dowry is still visible as "עשר אלף מיידיס כסף..." (10,000+ silver medin). The mention …

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  14. 64

    LetterENA NS 31.5

    Letter, possibly a draft, from a man to his family members Moshe and דאני(?). The relationship is unclear: at one point he addresses "my father" …

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  15. 65

    Credit instrument or private receiptMoss. VIII,479.8

    Order of payment, in late Arabic script with a seal. ʿĀzar (=Ezra) al-Yahūdī al-Ṣayrafī is to pay the bearer (Nāṣif) 20 and half silvers. Contains …

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  16. 66

    Legal documentENA 3631.8

    Legal document, 12 lines, in Arabic script, dated 4th Muḥarram al-Ḥarām of an undecipherable year [8..?]. Concerning [...] b. al-Muʿallim Ṣadaqa the Samaritan Jew, a …

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  17. 67

    List or tableT-S NS 99.57

    List of accounts on a bifolium that may have once comprised a broader financial ledger. The method of bookkeeping is terse but relies on a …

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  18. 68

    Legal documentENA NS 29.9

    Legal. Engagement (shiddukhin) contract. Dating: No earlier than 1703 CE, based on the mention of the coin (zer-i) maḥbūb (which was first minted in this …

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  19. 69

    LetterAIU IX.B.29

    Letter in Spanish from Jacob Nuñes de Paz to Los S[eñore]s Alpalas & Costa Aires in Alexandria (see tag for others in the group), probably …

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  20. 70

    LetterT-S Misc.20.153

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic, no earlier than 1425 CE because it mentions gold ashrafī coins (first minted under Sultan al-Ashraf Barsbay in this year). The letter …

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  21. 71

    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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  22. 72

    LetterENA 2716.10 + ENA 2716.11

    Letterbook in Judaeo-Arabic (fragment) likely eighteenth- or nineteenth-century that contains drafts and possibly copies of business-related correspondence. The letters frequently use the phrase "יא אכי/ …

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  23. 73

    LetterT-S 13J7.30

    Letter in Ladino from the merchant Avraham Mayo to his father, probably from Alexandria to Fustat/Cairo, dealing with numerous business transactions and the arrival of …

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  24. 74

    Legal documentENA 3904.2

    Marriage contract between a Rabbanite man Khalfā b. Saʿūd, son of Farajallah b. Nafīs and a divorced Rabbanite woman Fāṭima. The marriage was commemorated upon …

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