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    Legal documentENA NS 18.8

    Legal deed. Location: Damietta. Dated: 4840 AM = 1079/80 CE. Peraḥya b. Yona ha-Kohen and Netanʾel b. Ḥalfon ha-Levi appoint Yaʿaqov b. ʿEli as their …

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    LetterT-S 10J16.25

    Letter. Commercial letter from Rashid (Rosetta) to Damietta, mentioning Christian Italian merchants (e.g., גירונימו/Geronimo), and a French consul. The text has a number of European …

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    1. בה
    2. גביר ומעולה ונבון ושר עטרות לנו נרו והגביר ומעולה ונבון נרו ראיתי כתבכם
    3. והנה הודעתם אותי בא גאוש לגבות הבואקי איני יודע אנה הם אלו הבואקי
    4. ו…

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    LetterT-S 13J26.16

    Letter from Yoshiyyahu Gaon to the community of Damietta, approximately 1015.

    1. יאשיהו ראש ישיבת גאון יעקב בירבי
    2. שלום בכל מסעדינו וברכות בכל סומכיהם וש[לומות בכל]
    3. עת ורחמים בכל זמן ושם טוב בכל דור ואחרית [טובה]
    4. ושלום לאחינ[ו] יש…

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    List or tableCUL Or.1080 J138

    Recto: Account of Abū l-Faraj the physician upon his arrival from Damietta. Dating: ca. 1130 CE (based on the dating of verso). In Judaeo-Arabic, Arabic …

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    1. בש רחמנא
    2. אלדי ענד אלשיך אבו אלפרג אלטביב
    3. ענד וצולה מן דמיאט ה דנאנ[יר
    4. ענדה תמן דאבה וסרג ד דנאניר
    5. ענדה ען עמל זרב קס דרהם
    6. ענדה ען …

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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 documentT-S K25.153

    Legal document. Partnership agreement. A deal between an investor, possibly named Ibrahim, and three unnamed indigo dyers opening a workshop in Damietta. The active partners …

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    1. … we will purchase indigo with it and we will go with it to the port-city of Damietta and […]
    2. We will dye it and we will sell and buy with that …

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    LetterT-S 12.323

    Letter from Fustat to the communal leaders of Damietta, Yiṣḥaq Beirav and Ṣedaqa ha-Kohen. First half of the 16th century. Mentions Avraham b. Shānjī and …

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    Legal documentAIU VII.D.90

    Legal document draft of a debt contract ("shtar/שטר," l. 7, 13) recording financial arrangments where Spanish Seville-minted reales "ריאליס שיבילייאנוס" are in use (l.4r). The …

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    LetterT-S 24.51

    Letter in the hand of Shemuel b. Natan to a circuit judge (Goitein's index cards). Nine persons mentioned by name acting as a board of …

    1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]ואלמקאבלה עלי אל . . . . . . ולם מאעד.
    2. . . . . . . . . . . . אסת]חלאף אל . . נה עלי מא תסתחקה כמא יגב
    3. . . . . .] כתאב אל…

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. a 3/28

    Large letter from "the two congregations" of Alexandria to the Palestinian community of Fustat, and particularly to Efrayim b. Shemarya, regarding fundraising for the ransom …

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    LetterT-S Misc.22.208.3 + T-S Misc.22.208.4

    Letter from Daniel Cafsuto (aka Cassuto) and Shemuel Cafsuto (aka Cassuto) to a certain Saʿīd (or the son of Saʿīd), possibly Saʿīd Bardaʿ, in Fustat/Cairo. …

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    LetterT-S 8J20.14 + AIU VII.E.56

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. The writer mentions Minyat Zifta; urges the recipient not to delay with something; mentions the wālī, the qāḍī and the mushrif; mentions …

    AIU VII.E.56, recto:

    1. בש
    2. כאן עבדהא ארסל אלי חצרתה עדה כתב
    3. פי מא יכתץ פי אמר הדה אל . את . . אל
    4. מבארכה ואקום פי בנהא (?) [
    5. מניה זפתא כמתל אקול [. . . …

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    LetterCUL Or.1080 J109

    Letter from a certain ʿEli, unknown location, to the cantor Isḥāq, in Damietta. Addressed specifically to the shop of Abū l-Surūr al-Ṣayrafī. In Judaeo-Arabic with …

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    LetterT-S Misc.28.137

    Letter from Shemuel, in Damietta, to Abū l-Mufaḍḍal Hibatallāh b. Faraḥ, perhaps related by marriage through the latter's sister. The handwriting is often ambiguous, so …

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