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    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. d 68/99

    Legal testimony. Location: Alexandria. Dated: Sunday, 11 Tammuz 4912 AM, which is 1152 CE. Under the reshut of the Nagid Shemuel b. Ḥananya. Witnesses (=judges): …

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    Unknown typeT-S Misc.20.149

    6 lines of a document in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe describing the circumstances in which ḥujaj or other documents should be drawn up …

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    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. I 1700.9r–10r

    Legal record (#16). Inheritance settlement. Dated: Thursday, 25 Iyyar 1467 Seleucid. It is a complicated settlement with multiple sections. (1) Sitt al-Ahl bt. Barakāt b. …

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    Legal documentF 1908.44G

    Legal testimony dated 1151 CE (1462 Seleucid). Witnessed by Yeshuʿa b. Shemarya, Shela b. Yakhin, and Natan b. Yosef ha-Kohen. Abū l-Maʿālī b. Shemuel b. …

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    Legal documentHalper 337

    Court record in the hand of Efrayim b. Shemarya. A litigant named Moshe has claimed that his loan of 50.5 dinars to Ṣadaqa was guaranteed …

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    Legal documentMoss. VII,131

    Legal document. In Judaeo-Arabic. It appears that Meshullam takes over the responsibility for the six years of alimony payments (farḍ) to a certain female relative …

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    LetterT-S Ar.7.6

    Letter in the hand of Shelomo b. Eliyyahu (per Goitein) to an unidentified person. In Judaeo-Arabic. The addressee's mother and sister were involved in an …

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    Legal documentT-S 8J10.12

    Legal document concerning claims of the wife of Abu al-Makarim b. Da’ud against him. The town of Minyat Zifta in Egypt and Muslim courts are …

    1. ]מרא[
    2. ]פאצלי אזאדה אללה עלוא ונפאד [
    3. ז]וגה אבו אלמכארם בן דאוד אלמערוף באלמחצ
    4. ]לה לם תרא מנה מקאצד מרציה
    5. ]גייש עלי באלגוים ואסחבני אלחאל
    6. ] אלי מניה …

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    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. d 68/104

    Legal document. In Judaeo-Arabic. Reconciliation between al-Muʿallim Manṣūr al-Dajjājī (same as in T-S NS 297.76?) and his wife, in which Manṣūr submits to various conditions …

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    Unknown typeYevr.-Arab. II 1346

    Legal testimony? In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Ottoman-era. it is a first-person narrative recounting the events of several years, involving financial disputes, a shofar, the Muslim courts, …

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    Legal documentT-S NS 321.102

    Court record. A husband is approving in the Jewish court a gift he gave to his wife in a Muslim court. Written by Avarham b. …

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    Legal documentBL OR 10589.8

    List of court cases in Judaeo-Arabic. One involves the payment of a capitation tax (jāliya), another involves a Jew who sued someone in Muslim courts. …

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    Legal documentT-S 13J8.31

    Court record from 22 Sivan (4)802 A.M. (June 1042) regarding the marriage of a minor. On the other side of the page a legal opinion …

    1. חצר פי בית דין נוחים אבן מימון וכוליף אבן פוריח זברג פי אסבוע ופאת
    2. סרורה אבנה נוחים זוגה כוליף אבן פוריח וסאלאנא אלחצור ענדהמא פי
    3. מלאך סת אלדאר אבנה…

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    LetterENA 2875.40

    Letters in Judaeo-Arabic, probably copies of letters sent in the name of Avraham Maimonides. There are at least two letters sharing the same folio. Only …

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    LetterENA 4100.17

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Not complete. Dated: 8 Tammuz יֿהֿ אֿבֿ כֿֿשֿ, which may be 5338 AM, which is 1578 CE. The writer is surely a …

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. f 108/63

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. From several people, probably addressed to Sayyidnā al-Rayyis. The senders are currently being held in prison and it sounds like they are …

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    LetterT-S AS 145.15

    Letter from the office of Yehoshuaʿ Maimonides (introduced with his usual motto) to the community in Cairo concerning a lawsuit between Hiba b. Abū l-Faraj …

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    LetterT-S Misc.11.55

    Recto and verso are both late family letters in Judaeo-Arabic by the same writer, perhaps to different recipients. The writer goes into great detail about …

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    LetterYevr.-Arab. II 1465

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Writer and addressee unknown. Dating: No earlier than 15th century; mentions the currency ashrafī. The letter deals in great depth with a …

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    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 354

    Letter, or rather a legal query, from [...] ha-Kohen b. Avraham to a communal authority addressed as 'exilarch.' In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Unknown, perhaps 13th or …

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    LetterNLI 577.3/11

    Letter from a Qaraite, in Jerusalem, to al-Shaykh al-Rashīd Hārūn Ibn Saghīr, in Cairo. To be read to the whole Qaraite community. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: …

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    LetterYevr.-Arab. II 1452

    Letter draft from the Qaraite community of Cairo to the Qaraite community of Damascus. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Unknown. Regarding a marriage-related legal case that reached …

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    Legal documentT-S 13J8.1

    Court record concerning a grain dealer who promises to pay his former wife 4 dirhams every week for his five-year-old son, who was staying with …

    1. בתרין בשבה כד בתשרי שסד חצר בבית דין ר יוסף בן ר צדקה
    2. אלפאמי ומטלקתה גניה בת ר חסן ואקנינא מנה לרצונו ותאותו
    3. בלא אונס אן ידפע אלי ר סלאמה אלזיאת באל…

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    LetterT-S 12.16

    Letter, in Judaeo-Arabic with an opening in Hebrew, from Yoshiyyahu Gaon to Shelomo b. Sa'adya and the community of Rafah, concerning a dispute over an …

    1. יאשיהו ראאש (!) ישיבת גאון יעקב בי(!)
    2. יאשיהו ראש ישיבת גאון יעקב בירבי
    3. שלום ועתרת שלום וסוגי שלום וסוכת שלום
    4. עם מצעדי שלום וברכות ונחמות וישועות תהי…

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    Legal documentT-S Misc.23.8

    Court record. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi. Dated: Ṭevet 1438 Seleucid, which is 1126/27 CE. A woman (Ḥasana bt. Menashshe ha-Kohen the …

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    LetterDK 236 (alt: 27, XXXI - XXXIX)

    Recto: A long, interesting letter from a judge to a cantor. The writer is publicizing the ban of excommunication that the late Nagid (אדונינו ראש …

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    Legal documentT-S 24.74

    Legal testimony. In the hand of Avraham b. Natan Av. No witness signatures. Location: Cairo. Dated: Thursday, 27 Adar I 1415 Seleucid, which is 1104 …

    1. מעשה שהיה לפנינו אנו החתומים למטה כן הוה חצר אלינא
    2. בבית דין באלקאהרה אלמעזיה יום אלכמיס אלסאבע ואלעשרין
    3. מן אדר ראשון שנת אתטו מ פרחיה הכהן בר טרפון …

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    LetterMoss. IV,9 + T-S NS 312.98 + T-S 8J31.4 + T-S 6J9.12

    Letter from Yeḥiel b. Yiṣḥaq ha-Ṣarfati, in Jerusalem, to a certain Menaḥem (probably the judge Menaḥem b. Yiṣḥaq b. Sasson), probably in Cairo. Dating: Early …

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    1. לקח הרצועה שהקדשנו ולא החזירה
    2. ואינו מבקש מחילה אין זה ושב ורפא
    3. לו והשם יודע כי מיד שראיתי כתב
    4. כבודך אמרתי לקהל למחר אלך לבית
    5. הכנסת להתיר הנ…

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    Legal documentT-S 13J21.31

    Recto: Statute for tenants of the Qodesh. Dating: ca. 1215 (according to Gil, but his handwriting comparison may not be sound, and this document could …

    1. יעתדר ען וזנה אלאגרה פי כל
    2. שהר בחאלה מן אלאחואל פאן כמא
    3. יכדי ויתצדק מא יאכלה יתצדק
    4. מא יזנה אגרה תם אחרמנא
    5. באסם מן יסכן פי דאר או טבקה
    6. בגיר אלקימה אל…

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    LetterT-S Ar.18(2).4

    Letter from Avraham b. Saadya the Hebronite, (the muqaddam of?) Bilbays, to Yiṣḥaq b. Shemuel the Sefaradi, Fustat, beginning of the twelfth century. Discusses in …

    1. בשמ רח
    2. אורה ושמחה ומרגוע והנחה וצהלה ורוחה והשקט ובטחה
    3. ונוס אנחה וגודל במנוחה והעדר ש[כח]ה ורצות מנחה אלה
    4. וכמוהם וכפלי כפליהם יהיו לכגק מר ור יצחק ה…

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