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    LetterENA 2735.3

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic to "my child Ibrahim" . After the usual greetings we read: "I have no instruction to you except that do not let …

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    LetterENA 4020.22

    Letter from the teacher Yehuda b. Aharon ha-Rofeʾ Ibn al-ʿAmmānī to Yeḥiʾel ha-Rav (b. Elyaqim?). In Hebrew. The year is given but is hard to …

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    LetterT-S 13J26.21

    Petition from the early Ayyubid period from Yehuda ha-Kohen to Eliyyahu requesting a meeting with the head of a government office regarding taxes for the …

    1. אלכאדם
    2. יהודה הכהן
    3. שלום רב לאהבי
    4. עבד הדרת כגק מרנא ור אליהו השר
    5. הנכבד האדיר בישראל החשוב הרפא(!)
    6. הנבון יברכו שומר ישראל וימציאו
    7. חן ושכל טוב בעיני המל…

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    List or tableT-S AS 153.257

    List, probably of tax or rent revenue. It describes the houses and apartments in a particular street darb al-Sadu[...], mentioning the house of the company …

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    LetterENA 2808.29

    Letter from Mūsā, in Ṣandafā, to his brother, in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic, with the address in both Judaeo-Arabic and Arabic script. Written in a lovely …

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    LetterENA 2730.2

    Letter from Dawud son of the haver to a certain dayyan. It seems some dramatic event has taken place off-scene (maybe in Palestine?) and here …

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    LetterT-S Misc.28.131

    Lower part of a letter in the hand of Hillel b. ʿEli. Mainly in Judaeo-Arabic. He describes his great distress (poverty, dependents, fear from the …

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    List or tableENA 2591.2

    Account, possibly for the collection of tax on real estate. Many names. (Amir Ashur)

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    LetterENA NS I.16

    Letter from the office of Yehoshuaʿ Maimonides asking the holy congregation of Egypt to pay the tax to the Muslim Amir. Paying this tax is …

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    LetterENA NS 22.1

    Business letter sent from Alexandria by Avraham b. Farah to Yaaqov b. Avraham

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    LetterENA NS 22.2

    Letter from a father who had undertaken to pay the capitation tax for his son but was robbed. Asks the recipient to pay the tax …

    1. אכד קדמי חתי נאולוני אלוטא מן אלבאב
    2. ורחת אלי אלדיואן לקית אלממלוך קאעד
    3. קאל לה אלשיך שעיא אלגאליה ענד
    4. הדה אליהודי להא תלת שהור ונחן מא
    5. מא נקדר עליה ק…

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    LetterENA NS 52.13

    Letter from Yosef ha-Levi to Yosef Bagilyer. In Hebrew. Dating: First half of the 16th century. Concerning tax farming. Mentions two rich and famous figures …

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    State documentAIU XII.49

    Fatimid tax receipt dated 528H (1133–34). Five different hands: at top, 2 requests for registration, 2 confirmations of registration; lower part is receipt itself. (MR)

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    LetterMoss. VII,196.1

    Letter of appeal in Hebrew, probably 14th century or later, including lengthy praises for the addressee and then a request to help with the [poll?] …

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    LetterMoss. II,196.2

    Fragment from the opening of a deferential letter. On verso the writer mentions 'the tax' (? al-mās) and 'your promise'—perhaps he is requesting charity.

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    LetterNLI 577.3/10

    Letter from Shelomo b. Aharon to Natan ha-Kohen b. Yosef. Opens with a cryptic mention of the writer's departure for the sake of paying the …

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    State documentJRL Gaster ar. 348

    Tax receipt(s). There are distinct documents on recto and verso. Needs examination.

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    Legal documentT-S NS J138

    Contract between Abū l-Ḥasan al-Kohen and Abū l-Maʿālī regarding tax-farming in the town of Būsh and its environs. Dated Elul 1460 Seleucid = August/September 1149 …

    1. בוש וגמיע[
    2. אלמדכור מן אין [אש]תרי אל . [
    3. .[.]גד ואלא פילזמך תודי(?) לה מכס מא[
    4. אבו אלחסן אלצאמן אלמדכור נזל ען טלב [
    5. יסתחק בעד סנה אדא צמאנה והו תשר…

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    1. Būsh and all ...
    2. the aforementioned, from wherever he has bought the ...
    3. ... or not, and you will be obligated to convey to him the tax ...
    4. Ab…

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. c 72/38

    Letter from Hārūn to Moshe b. Yehuda. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Last quarter of the 15th century. The sender reminds Moshe that it is his custom …

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    List or tableT-S AS 153.287

    Communal accounts, probably from the early 13th century. Mentions the terms 'jibāya' (collection) and "jābī' (collector) several times. Entries include citrons and myrtle (for sukkot), …

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    Legal documentT-S NS J297b + T-S NS J297a

    Legal document: dissolution of a partnership, concerning a tax farm in al-Maṭariyya.

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    State documentT-S Misc.22.14

    Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office of …

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    State documentT-S Ar.39.205

    Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office of …

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    State documentT-S Ar.34.90

    Verso: Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office …

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    State documentT-S AS 181.225

    Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office of …

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    State documentT-S AS 181.226

    Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office of …

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    LetterENA NS I.6

    Letter from Ibrāhīm to his maternal uncle Khalaf b. Ismāʿīl al-Ṣabbāgh (the dyer), in Ḥabs Bunān (Fustat). In Judaeo-Arabic. The sender had previously sent a …

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    LetterT-S 12.533

    Fragment of a letter from a mother in the Maghreb to her merchant son in Fustat. The beginning of the 11th century. Including information about …

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    State documentT-S Ar.39.26

    Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Yūḥannā b. Mīkhāʾīl on behalf of his father Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, …

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    State documentT-S AS 177.330

    Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office of …

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    State documentT-S Ar.34.38

    Recto: receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office …

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    LetterT-S AS 145.396 + T-S AS 145.393

    Letter in Hebrew. Dating: Probably 11th century. Begging a dignitary for help interceding with the king and tax administrators concerning the burden of tax being …

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    State documentT-S NS 297.193

    State document. Accounts from the central fisc. Begins: waṣala ilā bayt al-māl al-maʿmūr.... Lower down refers to Mālik b. Ibrāhīm. In the bottom text block …

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    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. f 102/43 + Bodl. MS heb. e 101/13

    Two fragments of the same legal document, dated 1532/1220-1221. The physician Abū l-Maḥāsin Yefet b. Yoshiyya and the sugar merchant Abū l-ʿIzz b. Abū l-Maʿānī …

    Bodl. MS heb. e 101/13

    1. נקול מן אתבת כטה אכר הדא אלמסטור אנה למא כ[אן פי יום
    2. שנת אלפא וחמש מאה ותלתין ותרתי שנין לשטרות [
    3. מותבה רשותיה דאדונינו נגידי…

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    Legal documentENA 2558.30c

    Legal query addressed to Avraham Maimonides. In Judaeo-Arabic. Concerning a group of people who share an underground(?) storage room of wheat in a single courtyard; …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 149.13

    Legal document/note testifying that a certain Baqā' b. al-Surūr the [indigo] merchant will operate the tax farm (ḍamān) of Tamīm, the ḍāmin of al-Burqāniyya (location …

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    1. שהדנא עלי אלשיך בקא בן אבו אלסרור תא[גר אלניל
    2. אן ענדה לתמים צאמן אלברקאניה ארבעה אלדר
    3. פי כל שהר טאלמא הוא צאמן וטאלמא צמ[ן
    4. קליוב פי צמאנהם אול…

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    1. A testimony that the elder Baqā b. Abū l-Surūr [the indigo] me[rchant]
    2. owes Tamīm, ḍāmin of al-Burqāniyya, 4 dirhams
    3. per month, as long as (th…

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    Legal documentT-S 13J3.12

    Settlement of a complicated dispute in Fustat recording that Abu l-Ḥasan b. Numayla had rented from Abu al-Ma'ali Shemuel b. Yehuda a house in Alexandria …

    1. למא כאן יום אלאתנין אלתאסע מחדש כסליו שנת אלפא וארבע מאה ושבעין ושבע שנין לשטרות
    2. בפסטאט מצרים דעל נילוס נהרא מותבה רשותיה דהדרת יקרת צפירת תפארת מרי…

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    LetterT-S 10J16.14

    Letter from Manṣūr (not Manṣūr b. Sālim) in Alexandria to his brother in Fustat mentioning that his son Moshe started to speak and has since …

    1. מן ענד מנצור רביבה
    2. . . . ]תצטירהא אלי אלאך אלעזיז אטאל אללה בקאה
    3. ואדאם עזה ומן חסן אלתופיק לא אכלאה
    4. גמע אלשמל בה קריב גיר בעיד וינהי אלי אלאך אלכרים…

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    State documentT-S Ar.34.18

    Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office of …

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    State documentT-S Ar.34.89

    Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office of …

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    State documentT-S AS 183.66

    Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office of …

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    State documentT-S AS 177.591

    Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office of …

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    State documentT-S AS 176.257

    Recto: Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office …

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    State documentT-S AS 178.233

    Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the Office of …

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    LetterAIU VII.E.2

    Fragment (upper part) of a Judaeo-Arabic letter to Avraham Maimonides from al-Muhadhdhab ha-Kohen b. Manṣūr (or Merayot?) ha-Kohen. From the body of the message that …

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    State documentT-S AS 183.172

    Recto (secondary use): Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by …

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    LetterT-S Ar.41.109

    Letter from Abū l-Ḥusayn b. al-Rayyis b. Nāḥūm, in the Rīf, to his brother Abū Thābit, in Fustat. In Arabic script. Concerning the capitation tax …

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    1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
    2. كتابي الي اخي ومولاي وتاجي واعتمادي اطال الله بقاه وادام عزه
    3. ونعماه ومن حسن توفيقه لا اخلاه وعن حال سلامة وعافية
    4. وشوق …

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    State documentT-S Ar.38.140

    Recto: two documents. The first is an order for delivery of dues to the office of land tax (dīwān al-kharāj) written by the accountant Abū …

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    LetterT-S 8J21.6

    Letter to Efrayim b. Shemariah from his friend Yiṣḥaq, who asks for money to pay the tax-collector and so prevent his being imprisoned. Dating from …

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    1. שלום לך ושלום לעזרך וג'
    2. אלי אח וריע וגדל דיע אהוב וחביב וקשור נפש בנפש
    3. וחקוק בלב הוא אדירי וכבירי ועין ימיני וזרוע עזי
    4. כבוד גדו קדו מרי ורבי…

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    1. "And peace with you and peace with Him who support you," etc. (1 Chronicles 12:19). 
    2. To brother and friend, / great in knowledge, / beloved an…

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    LetterMoss. VII,173.3

    Letter fragment in Judaeo-Arabic. Describing the sender's unfortunate dealings with a government bureau (דיואן). Apparently Ibn al-Farārījī tried to shake him down for money, claiming …

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