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    Legal documentBL OR 5561B.14

    Legal document dated Nisan 1651 CE (5411) involving Yiṣḥaq Castro and Ya'aqov al-Darqon. The scribe Shelomo b. Shemuel Somekh ha-Kohen has a remarkable signature. See …

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    Legal documentBL OR 6356.1–16

    Court notebook. In Hebrew. Dated: 5443 AM, which is 1682/83 CE. Signatures written at the ends of the entries include Shelomo Somekh ha-Sofer, Avraham ha-Kohen …

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    Legal documentBL OR 5542.1

    Legal documents from 17th century Egypt, regarding a widow named ריקא (??), the daughter of Hanan She'eltiel. The document on verso is dated the 3rd …

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    Legal documentBL OR 5561A.4–4a

    BL OR 5561A.4 seems to preserve only the imprint of BL OR 5561A.4a; the relationship between these two fragments and how they were folded is …

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    Legal documentENA NS 47.11

    Legal deed. In Hebrew. Location: Fustat/Cairo. Dated: Thursday, 29 Tammuz 5437 AM = 29 July 1677 CE. Concerning the moneychanging (ṣarf) partnership between Eliyyahu b. …

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    LetterENA NS I.97

    Letter or monumental sign with a greeting text (ברוך אתה בבואך ברוך אתה בצאתך) and then the name Shemuel ashkenazi is mentioned from Qehilat qodesh …

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    LetterT-S 13J34.7

    Letter from Shemuel b. Khalīfa, in Damascus, to Yosef Abū l-[...], in Fustat/Cairo. In Hebrew. Dating: Perhaps ca. 17th century. Specifically Friday, Erev Rosh Ḥodesh …

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    LetterT-S 13J9.19

    Letter from Moses גליפאפה, in Venice, to his teacher Shemuʾel ben Sīd, in Egypt. In Hebrew. Dating: Late 17th century (per CUDL) or early 17th …

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    LetterT-S 10J12.35

    Letter from Abraham to Ṭurkiyya and his sister Masʿūda, concerning money. He sends greetings to his mother and to Aaron al-Ḡarbī. Mordechai sends greetings to …

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    Legal documentT-S 10J13.28

    Legal document(s). Various draft legal documents on recto and verso (possibly from a court notebook), including one completely crossed out. People mentioned include Menaḥem Ṣarfati …

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    Legal documentAIU VII.D.60

    Legal document in Hebrew. Involves Moshe Kolon making a deposit including a pair of khalākhil with Zayn Shabābo (שבאבו). 1655 CE. There is a filing …

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    LetterENA NS 29.22

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dated: 1 Tammuz 5439 AM, which is 1679 CE. Mentions several people, including Yaʿaqov b. Ḥabīb. Needs examination.

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    Legal documentBL OR 5544.12

    Legal document. In Hebrew. Location: Fustat. Dated: Tuesday, 20 Tishrei 5440 AM, which is 1679 CE. Concerning Yaʿaqov Re'uven who had employed Yaʿaqov Maṣliaḥ b. …

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    LetterENA 1846.1 + ENA 1846.2

    Series of (copies of) letters sent from Hebron to Egypt, mainly asking for financial assistance. First half of the 17th century. Information from FGP.

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    LetterENA 1846.2 + ENA 1846.1

    Series of (copies of) letters sent from Hebron to Egypt, mainly asking for financial assistance. First half of the 17th century. Information from FGP.

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    List or tableENA 1822a.97

    List of accounts in Ladino and western Arabic numerals dated at the opening of each entry, for example, 15 Shevat 5450 or 25 January 1690CE. …

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    List or tableJRL SERIES C 26

    Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic dated as [Dhu] al-Qa'da 1013AH which is 1605CE. The date appears in the first line of the recto in a somewhat uncommon …

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    LetterT-S Misc.28.258

    Late business/family letter in Hebrew from Shelomo Binyamin to his brother-in-law, also named Shelomo. He reports that ships from Messina and Ancona have arrived, but …

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    Legal documentT-S 13J25.22

    Legal document concerning houses that are part of the estate of the deceased Avraham Castro. At the time of writing, Mordekhay רקאק is renting one …

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    Legal documentT-S 20.164

    Partnership agreement from Fustat/Cairo, dated 1668 CE (״חכתה״ = 5428) between Yaʿaqov ha-Levi and a certain Yosef and a certain Refa'el.

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    LetterAIU III.D.31

    Letters in Ladino and Spanish reused for an index to the Teshuvot of the Rosh. ASE. Letter in Ladino on III.D.31 (3) of scan is …

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    LetterENA 3728.1

    Letter in Ladino to Shelomo Almanas or Almatango[?] on verso from Aharon ha-Kohen. Dated below signature Jumada I. 1_78AH [?]. The latter year seems more …

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    LetterAIU VII.E.102

    Letter in Ladino in which most of the heading has been damaged but could indicate the year [5]419CE given that the latter two digits are …

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    Literary textAIU VI.B.3

    44 pages, some of which are instructions for kabbalistic kavanot, some of which are a Sabbatean tract (see especially pp.15–16, 19–22, and 25–27 = 8r–8v, …

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    Literary textAIU VI.C.10

    Two different fragments. First fragment: An abridgement of some of the dietary and lifestyle advice from Chapter 4 of the Hebrew plague treatise "Moshiaʿ Ḥosim" …

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    LetterBL OR 10110.23

    Late, formal, communal letter, likely from the community of Jerusalem, mentioning their shaliaḥ R. Ḥananya b. Barhūn (l.6), to a group of people including R. …

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    LetterJRL SERIES B 2868

    Recto and first line of verso: Hebrew letter to Gabriel Conforte. The author of the letter mentions a number of books he has received, among …

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    LetterT-S 10J16.24

    Letter from Shemuʾel to his father, David Conforte, in Ladino, which was then reused for a draft of a halakhic treatise on divorce. (Information from …

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    LetterT-S NS 99.35

    Hebrew letter dated dated 1687/8 CE (5448), addressed to "the Judges," regarding business transactions. Contains several words in Ladino that are marked with two dots: …

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    LetterCUL Or.1080 15.19

    Letter in Spanish with columns of numerical calculations at bottom that appears to be dated 5 Tamuz 5437 or July 5 1677CE (the "4" is …

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    Legal documentAIU VII.D.53

    Interesting legal document probably from 1682 CE (at least after Adar 5442) involving a businesswoman apparently named Mazal Tov and at least two famous rabbis, …

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    Legal documentBL OR 5534.1

    Calligraphic get (bill of divorce) dated the 19th of Kislev 1661 CE (5422) from Damascus. Moshe b. Avraham known as Ibrahim repudiates Malkah known as …

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    LetterENA 1846.3–4 + ENA 1846.3 + ENA 1846.4

    Letter mostly consisting of praises for the addressee, then a request for personal assistance. The writer is Avraham ha-Yakhini (f.3, l.12), in Istanbul, to ʿAzarya …

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    LetterENA 1846.4 + ENA 1846.3

    Letter mostly consisting of praises for the addressee, then a request for personal assistance. The writer is Avraham ha-Yakhini (f.3, l.12), in Istanbul, to ʿAzarya …

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    LetterAIU XII.124

    Recto: Letter in Arabic to Hayyim al-Ṣarrāf (moneychanger/banker) in the High Diwan. The writer's name is difficult to read, as is the date, which may …

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    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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    Literary textAIU XI.127

    Torah with Targum, Rashi, and Or ha-Ḥayyim commentaries. Printed. In Italian. Dated: 1742 CE. The fragment here is the statement of inquisitorial permission from the …

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    List or tableCUL Or.1080 14.47

    Calendar (astronomical/agricultural) for Eygpt for four of the Coptic months (Hātūr, Kiyāk, Ṭūba, and Amshīr), also giving the names of the corresponding Gregorian months (in …

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    Legal documentENA NS 47.24

    Court register fragment containing the remnants of 14 documents, most of which are fully intact. Dated Tevet-Kislev 5460 AM which is1699-1700CE. On the recto two …

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    LetterT-S 20.67

    Letter from R. Azarya Zeevi of Jerusalem to R. Yizhaq Castro in Egypt, 1640. Should be read together with AIU VII.D.102—same writer and same addressee. …

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    Legal documentAIU XII.173

    Recto: Long, calligraphic legal document in Arabic, from Fustat (مصر المحروسة), dated October 1649 CE (7 Shawwal 1059). It bears seven signatures along the side, …

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    LetterAIU VII.D.102

    Letter in Hebrew from Azarya Zeevi, Jerusalem, to Yiṣḥaq Castro, Cairo/Fusṭāṭ. Dating: mid-seventeenth century. Should be read together with T-S 20.67—same writer and addressee. The …

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    List or tableAIU XI.188

    28 pages of communal and financial and legal records. Pages 1 and 14 are registers of deaths, one on page 14 dated 1662 CE (5422). …

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