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    Legal documentMoss. VII,89.4

    Qurra bat Shelomo, as sole heiress of her father, asks to be assigned 20 dinars out of the 35 deposited by him with a representative …

    1. זכ ע ש לפ אנו הע החו על[
    2. כי באה לפ קורה בת שלמה בר [
    3. וכן אמ[רה שמ]עו רבותי כי אבי [הלך לעולמו בשנת
    4. לשטרות ואין לו יורש ולא נוחל [זולת אני קורה
    5. בת של…

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    Unknown typeT-S 8J19.3

    Recto: Judaeo-Arabic introduction to a treatise (or possibly a letter). Verso: mirrored text from a Hebrew document. Information from CUDL.

    1. ] נטרינון רחמ מן מהם או מדהם או סאנח
    2. . . . הם אלמופק פי תצמינה כתאבהם ואצדארה :
    3. ותקתנא באלבארי תעאלי אנא ננהץ בגמיע אוטארהם
    4. ואגראצהם עלי מא יקתרחונה…

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    LetterT-S 8J23.22

    Letter mentioning Reuben the apostate. In a late hand. Alternate description: Letter, mentioning Reuben ‘the proselyte’ and greetings to many family members, including the writer’s …

    1. סלם אללה תעלה ורחמתהו וברכתהו וזכת
    2. חיתהו מן מחבך בעד ש מסלם עליך וסעא
    3. וסעא איחנא מא ענדנא שר גיר וחשכם
    4. ואנדר פי וגהכום וסעא אללה יעלם כיף
    5. גא ראובן א…

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    LetterMoss. Ia,16

    Letter from Shelomo b. Yehuda and nine other Jerusalemites confirming the receipt of ten dinars from Fustat, approximately 1030.

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    1. תראינה ירושלם נוה שאנן אהל בל יצען בל יסע יתידותיו לנצ[ח וכל [חבליו]
    2. בל ינתקו ומעט מהרבה נשארנו כי עונותינו גרמו לנו וחטאינו ענו [בנו כי]
    3. פשענו את…

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    LetterMoss. Ia,21

    Letter from David b. Binyamin to Pineḥas ha-Kohen he-Ḥasid. In Hebrew. Asking him to conduct the fundraising drive (pesiqa) and give him the funds without …

    1. מה אומר לאהובי הכהן הצדיק הטהור
    2. ר פנחס הנה שלחתי לך היום שטר
    3. פיוסים וחנונים בעבור הבורא אש[ר]
    4. ירא וחרד מדברו שלא תעכבני יותר
    5. כי אנחנו על דרך ארץ ישר…

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    LetterMoss. V,363.1

    Letter from Menashshe b. Yehoshuaʿ, in Tyre, to the Ḥaver Abū l-Faraj Shemaʿya b. al-Faraj, in Jerusalem. (Information from CUDL)

    1. כתאבי יאסידי ומולאי וריסי אטאל אללה בקאך ואדאם [עזך]
    2. ותאידך מן צור וצט אלעיד ערפך אללה ברכתה [            ]
    3. ת[     ]ת ואחיא אולאדך ולא געלה אכר אל[א…

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    LetterMoss. V,363.2

    Letter from Menashshe b. Yehoshuaʿ, in Tyre, to the Ḥaver Abū l-Faraj Shemaʿya b. al-Faraj, in Jerusalem. Concerning yarn. (Information from CUDL)

    1. כתאבי יאסידי ומולאי וריסי אטאל אללה בקאך ואדאם עזך
    2. ותאידך וסעאדתך מן צור לתסע בקין מן כסליו ען סלאמה
    3. פי אלנפס לה אלחמד כתירא וקד עלם אללה תעאלא מא
    4. ע…

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    LetterMoss. V,363.3

    Letter from Menashshe b. Yehoshuaʿ, in Tyre, to the Ḥaver Abū l-Faraj Shemaʿya b. al-Faraj, in Jerusalem. (Information from CUDL)

    1. כתאבי יאסידי ומולאי וריסי אטאל אללה בקאך ואדאם עזך
    2. ותאיידך מן צור יום אלפור ערפך אללה ברכתה ובלגך שנים רבות
    3. ואתה שמח וטוב ליב ופרחך מן שני צנתרות הז…

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    LetterT-S 13J16.15

    Copy of a letter from Shelomo b. Yehuda to a dignitary in Fusṭāṭ in the hand of Ghālib ha-Kohen b. Moshe (c. 1030 CE). Original …

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    Legal documentT-S 6J12.8

    Recto: legal document concerning ʿArūs b. Joseph and Sibāʿ al-Lādiqī. In the margin is a draft of a legal deed in another hand. Verso: draft …

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    Legal documentT-S 8J32.8

    F.1: calendrical reckoning for the years 1018–19 and 1019–20 CE. F.2: legal documents. Recto: document, mentioning Abū Abraham Ismaʿīl b. Ṭalyon, Maḵlūf b. Mūsā and …

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    LetterT-S 10J22.7

    Letter, from the elders of the Jewish community in Ṣahrajt, Egypt, to Efrayim b. Sehmarya he-Ḥaver, in Fusṭāṭ, confirming receipt of Efrayim’s letter and implementation …

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    LetterT-S 13J24.29

    Letter, from Shemuʾel ha-Kohen, in Jerusalem, to various community leaders in Fusṭāṭ, in which the writer asks whether he can use a sermon to discuss …

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    LetterT-S 13J28.18

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Late. Currencies: ashrafī. Mentioning various business matters and people including Judah and David Naḥmias and Ibn Hānī. (Information in part from …

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    LetterT-S 13J31.4

    Copies of formularies for letters, by the head of the Babylonian academy (probably Saʿadya Gaʾon), who is residing in Baghdad. Contents include letters of greetings …

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    LetterT-S 16.273

    Letter from Khalaf b. Mūsā (=Ḥalfon b. Moshe) al-Ḥaver al-Kohen on behalf of the whole congregation of "Ḥaṣer Adar" (חצר אדר). Saʿadya Gaʾon translates this …

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    LetterT-S 18J4.16

    Recto: part of a letter, c. 1039 CE, written by Abraham b. David b. Siḡmār, on behalf of the Jerusalemite congregation in Fusṭāṭ, to the …

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    LetterT-S 18J4.9

    Part of a poorly preserved letter, written with widely-spaced lines in an elegant square hand and ornate language, probably the work of a Palestinian gaʾon. …

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    LetterT-S 18J5.6

    Recto: part of a poorly preserved letter, apparently from the first decade of the 11th century, to Joseph b. Berekhya, representative of the Jerusalem yeshiva …

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    LetterT-S 18J5.7

    Letter from Shalom b. Yaʿaqov, in Damascus, to (the Nagid) Natan ha-Kohen (Sholal) (d. 1502), in Fustat/Cairo. Concerning business matters. (Information from CUDL and A. …

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    LetterT-S 24.33

    Part of a poorly preserved letter, perhaps from [...] b. Joseph, to Shemuʾel he-Ḥaver b. Shelomo, mentioning the good deeds of Yeshuʿa b. Isaac. (Information …

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    LetterT-S 24.62

    Letter from Yosef al-Muṣallī to Yeshuʿa the Cantor. In Judaeo-Arabic, with 14 lines of biblical quotations at the top. In between, the body of the …

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    LetterT-S 28.1

    Letter from Ḥushiel b. Elḥanan, in Qayrawān, to Shemarya b. Elḥanan, in Fusṭāṭ. In which Ḥushiel praises both the addressee and his son Elḥanan, and …

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    LetterT-S 28.18

    Letter from Josiah Gaʾon (c. 1024 CE) describing the imposition by the Muslim authorities of a special, heavy tax on the Jews of Jerusalem. Mentions …

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    LetterT-S 6J10.10

    Letter draft or writing exercise in a crude hand; on verso jottings and drafts in the same hand. (Information in part from CUDL)

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    LetterT-S 6J10.3

    Fragment from a letter with a lengthy Hebrew introduction. (Information from CUDL)

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    LetterT-S 6J10.4

    Recto: letter to ʿArūs b. Joseph concerning business matters, mentioning Abū Sulaymān Daʾūd b. Siḡmār. Verso: jottings of accounts in the hand of ʿArūs b. …

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    LetterT-S 6J11.13

    Fragment of a letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: 11th or 12th century, based on handwriting. Apparently recounting a legal situation. Excerpts: "The qāḍī took from them …

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    LetterT-S 6J11.5

    Recto: widely-spaced letter (3.5cm between lines) with only a few words preserved. Begins with ליקירנו ואהובנו ובעל בריתנו. Verso: address in a different hand, stating …

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    LetterT-S 6J11.6

    Letter sent to a Nasi in Acre, 13th century. The writer is in straitened circumstances, having been attacked by camel drivers. He asks for help. …

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    LetterT-S 6J12.1

    Betrothal contract between Abraham ha-Kohen and Sitt al-Ḥasan bat Arye b. Judah. Arye is the ex-husband of Karima al-Wuḥsha and Sitt al-Ḥasan may be the …

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    LetterT-S 6J4.1

    Recto: family letter, ca. 11th century, from Abraham to his son-in-law Elijah and his daughter אתוכלי, Itwakkilī (Arabic, but unattested as a name). There are …

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    LetterT-S 6J4.12

    Addendum to a letter from Abū l-Ḥasan b. Makhlūf (cf. T-S 10J17.20 and JRL Gaster heb. ms 1860/5), Abū l-Faḍl b. Yaʿaqov, Abū l-Manṣūr b. …

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    LetterT-S 6J4.13

    Letter fragment to the writer’s mother, possibly from Hiba b. Abū […]. Mentions a ship and travel. In Judaeo-Arabic, with unusual spellings. (Information in part …

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    LetterT-S 6J4.19

    Letter asking for a loan of three dirhams until after the holiday. (Information from CUDL)

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    LetterT-S 6J4.2

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Fragment (lower part). Mentions the late "Nezer"—if this refers to Natan b. Shemuel, the document dates to after 1153 CE. The remainder …

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    LetterT-S 6J4.22

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Likely early 13th century. Looks similar to the handwriting of Shelomo b. Eliyyahu, and refers to family members like Zekharya (his …

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    LetterT-S AS 155.119 + T-S 6J4.24

    Letter from Shelomo Abū Shaʿra to a certain ʿOvadya. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Late, perhaps 15th–18th century. The sender's name is given in the body of …

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    LetterT-S 6J4.25

    Recto: letter from Elʿazar b. [...] addressing someone whose name has not been preserved. The first six lines are poetically-phrased praises, leading up to the …

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    LetterT-S 6J4.33 + T-S NS 303.7

    Letter addressed to Yaʿaqov b. Raḥamim al-Miṣrātī, the servant (? ṣabiyy) of Yaʿaqov b. Saʿda, in Safed. From his parents. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: 16th–19th century. …

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    LetterT-S 6J4.34

    Recto: late letter, to someone described as ‘a great man among giants’ and ‘the great tamarisk’, who is also praised as ‘[possessing more wisdom] than …

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    LetterT-S 6J4.4

    Beginning of a letter to Shelomo ha-Sar. (Information from CUDL)

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    LetterT-S 6J4.6

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Addressed to Fusṭāṭ, al-Muṣāṣa, the shop of Abū l-Thanāʾ the wine merchant (al-sharābī), to be delivered to Abū Naṣr known as Sabīkh …

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    Legal documentT-S 6J4.7

    An halakhic discussion, might be from a responsum, written by Samuel b. Yaaqov, the French Rabbi who was active during Abraham Maimonudes' period. It appears …

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    LetterT-S 6J4.8

    Letter from ʿAzarya b. [...] to a Kohen (both the individual and his father’s name were in the piece now missing from the right side …

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    LetterT-S 6J4.9

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Concerning various business matters. The sender reports that 32 3/4 dirhams remain out of the original 60. He mentions a merchant, "one …

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    LetterT-S 6J5.11

    Letter mentioning 20 irdabb of wheat that the writer has stored at his house. (Information from CUDL)

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    LetterT-S 6J5.13

    Letter, asking for a swift reply and mentioning a certain Ibrahim. (Information from CUDL)

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    LetterT-S 6J5.15

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Ca. 13th–14th century. Recommends the bearer for assistance, something to do with the charitable collection (jibāya) which was done for him …

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    LetterT-S 6J5.18

    Informal note from a certain Avraham. In Judaeo-Arabic. He sent the note accompanying אלסדר (perhaps a prayerbook, but it is apparently a collective noun—could be …

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