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  1. 1

    LetterT-S AS 153.225

    Much damaged and faded letter. Alexandria is mentioned. Barely legible.

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    LetterT-S NS 226.4

    Letter from Meir b. Hillel b. Ṣadoq, in Alexandria, to Abū l-Fakhr b. Ibrāhīm, presumably in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic. Meir signs only his first name …

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    LetterT-S NS 304.44

    Long and damaged private letter, quoting some Biblical verses. Alexandria is mentioned.

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    List or tableT-S NS 292.57

    List of names and amounts owed or held by people. Alexandria is mentioned and various people such as Abu Yosef al-Sirfi and Yosef b. Yeshu'a. …

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    Unknown typeT-S NS 224.200

    Small fragment from a letter. Ben Elisha and Alexandria are mentioned.

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    Legal documentT-S NS 225.96

    Small and faded fragment of a legal deed regarding a lawsuit by the 'great elder, the haver' of a shipment of musk held by Tahir …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 146.25

    Deed of sale for a property. Location: Alexandria. Dated: Tuesday, 17 Nisan 5338 AM, which is 1578 CE. Seller: Yosef מושודו. Buyer: Binyamin אלרייאש. Price: …

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    Legal documentT-S NS 224.59

    Bottom part of a legal deed from Alexandria dated 487[.] to the creation = 1110-1119. Signed by Avraham b. Ya'aqov (who might well be Avraham …

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. b 3/21

    A letter from Faraḥ b. Ismaʿīl, probably in Fustat, to his father Ismaʿīl b. Faraḥ in Alexandria. Ca. 1057. Faraḥ b. Ismaʿīl writes that he …

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    LetterT-S AS 205.88

    A draft of a letter to the community of Alexandria headed by Avraham b. Zur, first half of 16th century. Regarding Shim'on b. Malah who …

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    LetterT-S AS 145.133 + T-S NS 312.96

    Torn fragment from a letter regarding stolen books that were bought by the writer in order to save it while he was in Tyre. The …

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    LetterT-S NS 304.5

    A late letter from a mother to her son Yosef b. Ghanam (?). Among other news she informs him that his aunt's daughter (?) was …

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    LetterT-S NS 225.90

    Small fragment from a late family letter, sending regards to some people and mentioning Alexandria.

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    Legal documentT-S NS J19

    Court record regarding business issues between two partners, written by Hillel b. Eli and signed by Tuvia b. Khalaf, Mevorakh b. Saadya (the Head of …

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    LetterJRL SERIES B 6391

    Four minute fragments from a letter in Judeo Arabic. Only few words survived on each piece. Fustat and Alexandria are mentioned on fol. 1. 13th …

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    LetterMIAC 171

    Announcement regarding the program of ceremonies for the Ibn Yuḥay Institute for Culture and Righteousness in which the Minister of Social Affairs, the Chief Rabbi …

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    LetterT-S 13J17.5

    Letter from Shela b. Mevasser b. Naḥum, a judge of Alexandria, to Abū al-Ḥasan Surūr b. Ḥayyim in Fustat, dealing with family and public matters. …


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    ‏ בש רח' ‎ 1
    ‏ וצל כתאב מולאי אלשיך אלפאצ'ל ואדאם עזה ותאיידה ‎ 2
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    Unknown typeT-S NS 224.232

    Rental Deed issued in Alexandria, 1595. Ya'aqov Casrto is renting to Yosef Lohmit. Signed by Moshe Ajiman and Hayyim al-Ashkar. (Info from FGP)

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    LetterMIAC 76

    Letter reporting the date of one of the brother's arrival from traveling to Alexandria – 1924CE – Museum of Islamic Art – (number 76) – …

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    LetterT-S 10J29.14

    Fragment of a letter sent from Alexandria to the Head of the Congregations, perhaps R. Eliyyahu the Dayyan, describing a meeting of about fifty elders …

    ‏ לאדון התורה שר התעודה נג[ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ‎ 1
    ‏ כבוד גדולת קדושת…

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    LetterBL OR 5563C.19

    Letter from Efrayim b. Ismaʿīl al-Jawharī (Alexandria) to Yosef b. Yaʿaqov b. ʿAwkal (Fustat). Provides information about goods, mainly fabrics, that came from the Maghreb …

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    LetterT-S NS 292.37

    Letter written by the assistant of the Nagid Ishaq Sholal to Alexandria. (Info from FGP)

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    List or tableJRL SERIES C 41

    Receipt for a financial transaction in Arabic recorded in Alexandria on 3 Jumada I 1236AH which is February 1821CE. The basis of the transaction in …

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    LetterAIU VII.E.141

    Legal document in Ladino, Hebrew, and Aramaic that affirms the signer's receipt of a sum of "pataqas" ("סומה די פטקאס") from Shemuel b. Yiṣḥaq de …

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    LetterT-S AS 176.384

    Verso: Letter fragment. In Judaeo-Arabic. Discusses at length a family in distress on account of poverty and the capitation tax; the specific details are not …

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    Legal documentT-S 13J5.6 + T-S NS 324.37

    Legal. Bill of partnership. The partners are זכרי בר כלף, Moshe and Reuven. They were merchants in jewels with Mordechai from Alexandria. Hebrew. (FGP)

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    LetterDK 232.5 (alt: XXVII)

    Family letter from Sālim to Bū Manṣūr b. Sukkarī (or Zikrī?) in Alexandria reporting that the Rūmī cheese had arrived and that the writer had …

    ‏ ב מ מלוכה ואצגר ‎
    ‏ כדמה סאלם ‎
    ‏ …

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    LetterT-S NS J334 + T-S 12.717

    Recto: Letter/petition to Avraham b. Yaʿaqov ha-Ḥazzan. In Judaeo-Arabic. This is either intended for the eyes of Mevorakh or simply mentions previous petitions submitted to …

    ‏ ]פסטאט מצרים ‎ 1
    ‏ לכבוד גדל ק[דוש]|ת מרנ ורב אברהם החכם…

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    LetterBL OR 5542.27

    Letter from Yeshuʿa b. Ismaʿīl al-Makhmūrī (Alexandria) to Nahray b. Nissim, ca. 1060. The writer tells Nahray b. Nissim about the news in Alexandria and …

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    LetterBL OR 5542.9

    Letter from Ismaʿīl b. Faraḥ (Alexandria) to Nahray b. Nissim (Fustat), 9 September 1056. Confirms the arrival of goods and letters and sends information about …

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    Legal documentT-S 8Ja2

    Court record concerning the inheritance of Abū ʿImrān Mūsā b. Yaʿaqov Qābisī, of the Ibn Jāmiʿ family, left to him after the death of his …

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    LetterT-S AS 158.173

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Probably a Maghribī business letter of the 11th century. Fragment (lower half of recto). Mentions the qāḍī Ibn al-[...] and someone called …

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    Legal documentAIU VII.E.227

    A document that has been folded twice. The outer face (pages 1 and 4) contains legal documents relating to business partnerships; a Moshe and a …

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    Legal documentT-S 16.138 + T-S AS 152.28

    Legal document. Record of release. Dated: August 9, 1077. Location: Alexandra. This release document, written in the Alexandria rabbinical court, concerns a partnership between Yosef …

    ‏ שהדותא דהות באנפ[נא] אנן שהדי דח[תמות . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ‎ 1
    ‏ מ יוסף ביר יאשיה נ[ע אל]מערוף בן …

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    List or tableT-S NS 99.77 + T-S NS 99.78 + T-S NS 99.79 + T-S NS 99.80 + T-S NS 99.81

    Late accounts in Judaeo-Arabic on a bifolium that is suggestive of the existence of a broader ledger (which is also attested to by this fragment's …

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    LetterT-S 10J25.3

    Letter from Yehuda b. Aharon b. al-ʿAmmānī, in Alexandria, to Abū l-Majd Meir b. Yakhin (Thābit), "the Glory of the Cantors," in Fustat. Dated: 14 …


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    ‏ בשמ' רחמ' אלדאעי ללה בכמאל עאפיתה יהודה המלמד ‎ 1
    ‏ אלי אלמולא אלשיך בו אלמגד…

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    LetterT-S 8J26.2

    Letter from the Karaite congregation of Alexandria to the leader of their community, complaining about the helplessness and dissolution of the community. (Information from Mediterranean …

    ‏ ישמרם וינצרם ויעזרם א. . . . . . מן גצר. . . . ‎ 1
    ‏ אלממלוך מתקבל אלארץ בין ידין סיידנא זאדה אללה שרף ‎ 2
    ‏ אן יא ס…

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    LetterT-S NS J197

    Letter in which Arus b. Yosef mentions accounts of the export of five qintars of wool worth thirty dinars from Alexandria to Almeria in Spain. …

    ‏ כתאבי אטאל אללה בקא סיידי ומולאי ‎ 1
    ‏ אלשיך אלגליל ואדאם עזה ותאיידה ‎ 2
    ‏ וסעאדתה וסלמ…

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    LetterMoss. Va,11

    Business letter in Arabic script in which a father reports to his son on events in Alexandria and the arrival of the aṣḥāb, about which …

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    List or tableAIU VII.F.103

    The first page is a letter in Italian from Venice, dated 4 May 1755 CE, mentioning Cairo and several names. The subsequent 8 pages are …

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    LetterAIU VII.E.53

    Page 2 is a calligraphic letter in Hebrew to the elders of Alexandria, dated 1697/8 CE (5458), signed by three men, on behalf of a …

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    Legal documentT-S NS 292.79 + T-S AS 146.104 + T-S AS 146.283 + T-S AS 147.159

    Legal deed involving R. Yiṣḥaq Luria Ashkenazi and Rafa'el Kalonymos. Location: Egypt. Dated: Tevet 5319 AM, which is 1559 CE. The deed details the terms …

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    Legal documentAIU VII.D.71

    Legal documents in Judaeo-Arabic dated "195" since creation, probably meaning 4800+195 = 4995 = 1234/5 CE. Both have to do with a controversy between judges …

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    Legal documentMoss. VII,17

    Verso: Draft of a legal document in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Netanel ha-Levi. Partnership agreement. In this unsigned and undated draft, an unnamed active …

    ‏ ח98 ‎
    ‏ …

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    LetterDK 228.2 (alt: 228/A, XVIII)

    Letter from Natan b. Nahray, the uncle of Nahray b. Nissim, in Alexandria, to Nahray's son, Abū Saʿd Nissim b. Nahray, in Fustat, ca. 1066. …


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    ‏ עלקת אליך האדה אל רקעה ען סרעה יא סידי ומולאי אטאל אללה בקאך ואדאם תאידך ‎ 1
    ‏ ונעמאך ען סרעה וקד תקדמת כתבי אליך עדה…

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    LetterT-S Misc.11.53

    Recto: Bottom part of a letter in Arabic script, from a man to his 'brother.' He spells والساعة as والسعا numerous times. He mentions people …

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    LetterT-S NS J24a + T-S NS J24b

    Letter from Araḥ b. Natan, also known as Musāfir b. Wahb, in Alexandria, to his brother, Avraham b. Natan the seventh, in Cairo. Dating: 1094–1111 …

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    LetterT-S 16.286

    Letter from Alexandria from the 21st of October 1219, a short time before the crusaders' assault on Damietta. A man who had to flee Cairo …


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    ‏ בשמִ רחמִ אכוהא נחמן געל פדאהא ‎ 1
    ‏ …

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    LetterPER H 130

    Letter from Avraham b. Farrāḥ, Alexandria, to Nahray b. Nissim, Fustat. Dated 27 Iyyar, which Gil renders 1 May 1052. Contains details about the sailing …

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    Legal documentENA NS I.90

    Partnership release. Dated: 1091. Location: Fustat. Verso: Avraham b. Yeshuʿa ha-Kohen irreversibly releases Abū al-Faḍl/Abū al-Mufaḍḍal Netanel b. Yefet from any obligations concerning a partnership. …

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