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    LetterENA NS 63.6

    Letter in Hebrew and some Judaeo-Arabic, 1839 CE (?). The letter is mainly a screed against evildoers and women who dress immodestly.

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    Unknown typeENA NS 77.2

    Tiny fragment in Hebrew characters, likely the end of a late legal document. There is an inked seal.

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    Unknown typeJRL Gaster ar. 241

    Small fragment in Arabic script, possibly literary. Stamped with a particularly ornate seal that may be legible. Ottoman-era.

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    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 110

    Legal testimony. In Arabic script. Dated: 26 Jumādā II 1205 AH, which is 1791 CE. Involves Mīkhāʾīl Nāyūtī(?) al-Kātib(?) and Yaʿqūb Ḥarrāf(?). There are four …

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    Legal documentENA 2634.13 + ENA 2634.14

    Official document of some kind. In Persian? There are eleven different seal imprints. Dated: 1201 AH = 1786/87 CE according to the last line of …

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    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 1

    Official document in Arabic script. Dated: 1231 AH, which is 1815/16 CE. On a printed template perhaps from the customs bureau (ديوان كمرك . . …

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    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 806

    Two legal documents concerning the same case. The first is a Muslim legal query together with the ruling/fatwā, in Arabic script. The second is a …

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    Legal documentAIU XII.172

    Recto: Legal document(s). In Arabic script. Madhhab: Mālikī. In Arabic script. Location: Fustat/Cairo. Dating: The main two text blocks appear to be dated 18 Dhū …

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    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 57

    Legal or official document. In Arabic script. Dated: Shaʿbān 1240 AH, which is 1825 CE. (But note that the year 1241 appears at the bottom …

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    LetterENA 1822a.90

    Letter in Hebrew. Dating: Late, perhaps 16th century. Conveying regulations for merchants (?תקנת סוחרים) in the name of the heads of the congregation. On verso, …

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    Legal documentENA NS 35.29

    Probably a legal document in Judaeo-Arabic, late. Mentions an Amīr Yūsuf [...] and "all the demands and all the debts. . . " incumbent on …

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    Legal documentT-S Ar.34.157

    Legal document or receipt or a similarly formal document. In Arabic script. Dated: 17 Rabīʿ al-Thānī 1013 AH, which is September 1604 CE. Signed: Ibrāhīm …

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    LetterMoss. VII,167

    Letter fragment from Seʿadya Abū Saʿd to Shelomo (Sulaymān) אבוסטרה(?). In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Late, probably no earlier than 15th century. Most of the content of …

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    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 205

    Legal document in Arabic script. Dated: 1248 AH, which is 1832/33 CE.

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    Unknown typeJRL Gaster ar. 218

    Document in Arabic script. Late. Needs examination.

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    Legal documentJRL SERIES A 792

    Document in Arabic script from the year 1823/4 CE (1239). Needs further examination.

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    Legal documentJRL SERIES B 3630

    Some sort of receipt or legal documentation in Arabic. Late. Mentions a building and various sums of money and bears a seal.

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    Legal documentBL OR 12344.10

    Official-looking document. In Arabic script. Dating: late, 18th or 19th century.

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    Legal documentBL OR 12344.12

    Official-looking document. In Arabic script. Dated (on verso): 1235 AH, which is 1819/20 CE.

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    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 79

    Debenture bond / promissory note (ورقة سند). An adorned printed template states that this is "a debenture bond for the sum of less than 100 …

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    LetterENA NS 71.20

    Legal document, most probably Ottoman (it is not immediately clear if this is a letter, as cataloged). Contains a seal (part of which reads علوالهمة) …

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    Legal documentT-S Ar.19.5

    Document in Arabic script. Appears to be dated 28 Rajab 123[.] = 1814–24 CE. Needs examination.

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    Legal documentENA NS 71.5

    Financial receipt (waqf related) with a seal, probably late Ottoman based on the Indic numerals, 18th/19th century.

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    LetterT-S Ar.39.370

    Letter from Muḥammad Jāwīsh(?). In Arabic script. Dating: Ottoman era. Asking the addressee (al-ʿāmil bi-Miṣr al-Qadīma?) to return the burda(?) that he took from ʿAṭiyya …

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    LetterHalper 222

    Business letter in Arabic script. Dated: 1119 AH, which is 1708 CE. Concerning a property dispute in Damietta. On verso there is a seal as …

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    1. [بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله وصلوات الله على سيدنا محمد اما]
    2. بعد وان سالتم عنا فاننا بخير وخاطرنا عندكم والذي نعرفكم به ان وصل الي عندنا

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    Legal documentENA NS 33.30

    Rental document, in Arabic script, possibly a receipt of transportation of unspecified goods, dated to the month of Rabīʿ al-Awwal 1259/April 1843. The name of …

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    LetterT-S 12.522

    Perhaps three letters of recommendation for Yaʿaqov b. Yehuda. The first was written in Istanbul and signed by Nissim Yaʿaqov [...]. The second is difficult …

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    LetterAIU XII.37

    Letter in Arabic dated 1737 CE (Ramadan 1149 Hijri). There is a seal on verso. Merits further examination.

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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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    Legal documentENA 3982.55

    A 13th/19th-century Ottoman era debt acknowledgment document with a seal. Muḥammad Ḥusain acknowledges (aqarra wa ashada) in his sound mind that he owes 900 Kuruş …

    1. لما كان في يوم الخميس المبارك في ٢٦ محرم سنه ٦٠[١٢]

    2. اقر واشهد على نفسه وهو في حال 

    3. خيرته المعلم محمد حسين الى المعلم

    4.  حييم النصري انه يكون مل…

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    Legal documentMoss. VIII,479.8

    Order of payment, in late Arabic script with a seal. ʿĀzar (=Ezra) al-Yahūdī al-Ṣayrafī is to pay the bearer (Nāṣif) 20 and half silvers. Contains …

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    Legal documentCUL Or.1081 1.73

    Receipt in Arabic script for a payment by Mūsā [ben?] Naʿīm, dated 1824/25 CE (Muḥar1240H).

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    List or tableAIU VII.F.99

    Document in Yiddish. Dated: 5637 AM, which is 1876/77 CE. Recto: This fragment is a page of the accounts book of the Bikur Holim [Visiting …

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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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    Legal documentENA 3904.2

    Marriage contract between a Rabbanite man Khalfā b. Saʿūd, son of Farajallah b. Nafīs and a divorced Rabbanite woman Fāṭima. The marriage was commemorated upon …

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    LetterL-G Misc. 67

    Letter from a man, in Damascus, to his father, perhaps in Fustat. The sender expresses his longing and desperation in this foreign land, especially after …

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    1. כי ייי יהיה בכסליך וגו
    2. בלכתך לא יצר צעדיך וגו
    3. אשרי איש ירא ייי וגו
    4. אשרי האיש לא הלך וגו
    5. ואמרתם כה לחי וגו
    6. וצל כתאב ואלדי אלעזיז אטאל אללה בקא…

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