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    List or tableENA 2591.2

    Account, possibly for the collection of tax on real estate. Many names. (Amir Ashur)

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    LetterENA 2730.2

    Letter from Dawud son of the haver to a certain dayyan. It seems some dramatic event has taken place off-scene (maybe in Palestine?) and here …

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    LetterENA 2808.29

    Letter from Mūsā, in Ṣandafā, to his brother, in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic, with the address in both Judaeo-Arabic and Arabic script. Written in a lovely …

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    LetterT-S Misc.28.131

    Letter from Hillel b. Eli (identified based on handwriting) to Avraham al-Ḥemdat b. Natan ha-Sheviʿi. He complains of something to do with the tax (? …

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    LetterENA 2735.3

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic to "my child Ibrahim" . After the usual greetings we read: "I have no instruction to you except that do not let …

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    LetterAIU VII.E.173

    Fragment of a Judaeo-Arabic letter, perhaps a draft only because the text abruptly breaks off on verso. The text on recto is almost entirely formulaic. …

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    Legal documentT-S 13J3.12

    Settlement of a complicated dispute in Fustat recording that Abu al-Ḥasan b. Numayla had rented from Abu al-Ma'ali Shemuel b. Yehuda a house in Alexandria …

    ‏ למא כאן יום אלאתנין אלתאסע מחדש כסליו שנת אלפא וארבע מאה ושבעין ושבע שנין לשטרות ‎ 1
    ‏ בפסטאט מצרים דעל נילוס נהרא מותבה רשותיה דהדרת יק…

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    LetterENA 4020.30

    Letter by the scribe Ḥalfon b. Menashshe to his brother in law, with a long narrative about the difficulties he encountered procuring a tax receipt …

    ‏ בשמ רחמ ‎ 1
    ‏ רקעתי אלי מולאי אלשיך אלגליל אטאל אללה בקאה ואדאם חראסתה ונעמאה ‎ 2
    ‏ …

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    LetterENA NS 22.1

    Business letter sent from Alexandria by Avraham b. Farah to Yaʿaqov b. Avraham. The writer describes the difficult situation, probably in North-Africa, and writes about …

    ‏ בסם אללה אלעטים ‎ 1
    ‏ כתאבי אטאל אללה בקא מולאי אלשיך אלגליל ואדאם ע…

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    LetterENA NS 22.2

    Letter from a father who had undertaken to pay the capitation tax for his son but was robbed. Asks the recipient to pay the tax …

    ‏ אכד קדמי חתי נאולוני אלוטא מן אלבאב ‎ 1
    ‏ ורחת אלי אלדיואן לקית אלממלוך קאעד ‎ 2
    ‏ קאל לה אלשיך שעיא אלגאליה ענד ‎ 3
    ‏ …

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    LetterT-S 10J16.14

    Letter from Manṣūr (probably Manṣūr b. Sālim) in Alexandria to his brother in Fustat mentioning that his son Moshe started to speak and has since …

    ‏ מן ענד מנצור רביבה ‎ 1
    ‏ …

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    LetterT-S 8J21.6

    Letter to Efrayim b. Shemariah from his friend Yiṣḥaq, who asks for money to pay the tax-collector and so prevent his being imprisoned. Dating from …


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    ‏ שלום לך ושלום לעזרך וג' ‎ 1
    ‏ אלי אח וריע וגדל דיע אהוב וחביב וקשור נפש בנפש ‎ 2
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    Legal documentT-S NS J138

    Contract between Abu al-Ḥasan and Abu al-Ma'ali regarding tax-farming in the town of Bush and its environs. Dated Elul 1460/ August-September 1149. (Information from Mediterranean …

    ‏ בוש וגמיע[ ‎ 1
    ‏ …

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    LetterCUL Or.1080 J88

    Letter sent from Cairo to Bilbays containing a request to contribute to the capitation tax of a poor teacher and his son. (Information from Goitein's …

    ‏ . . .] כגק מר ור אלישע [. . . . . . . . ‎ 1
    ‏ הלויים הירא שמים הנדיב יברכו צורו ‎ 2
    ‏ …

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. d 75/25

    Letter from a son to a father. In Judaeo-Arabic. The writer thanks the addressee for the wuṣūl (official receipt), since the tax (mas) is looming. …

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. c 28/38

    Letter preceded by a Hebrew poem consisting of three verses, from Shemuel b. Moshe to Abū al-Ḥajjāj Yūsuf Yehosef (Manbij), the tax-farmer of the local …

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    LetterT-S 12.533

    Fragment of a letter from a mother in the Maghreb to her merchant son in Fustat. The beginning of the 11th century. Including information about …

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    LetterT-S Ar.41.109

    Letter from Abū l-Ḥusayn b. al-Rayyis b. Nāḥūm, in the Rīf, to his brother Abū Thābit, in Fustat. In Arabic script. Concerning the capitation tax …


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    ‏ بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم ‎ 1
    ‏ كتابي الي اخي ومولاي وتاجي واعتمادي اطال الله بقاه واد…

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    LetterENA NS 22.1

    Business letter sent from Alexandria by Avraham b. Farah to Yaaqov b. Avraham

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    LetterENA NS I.6

    Letter from Ibrāhīm to his maternal uncle Khalaf b. Ismāʿīl al-Ṣabbāgh (the dyer), in Ḥabs Bunān (Fustat). In Judaeo-Arabic. The sender had previously sent a …

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    Legal documentENA 2558.30c

    Legal query addressed to Avraham Maimonides. In Judaeo-Arabic. Concerning a group of people who share an underground(?) storage room of wheat in a single courtyard; …

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    LetterENA NS I.16

    Letter from the office of Yehoshuaʿ Maimonides asking the holy congregation of Egypt to pay the tax to the Muslim Amir. Paying this tax is …

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    LetterENA NS 52.13

    Letter from Yosef ha-Levi to Yosef Bagilyer. In Hebrew. Dating: First half of the 16th century. Concerning tax farming. Mentions two rich and famous figures …

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    State documentT-S Ar.34.282

    Tax receipt. Text in 5 hands. For Ibrāhīm b. Yūsuf? Needs further examination.

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    LetterT-S AS 145.396 + T-S AS 145.393

    Letter in Hebrew. Dating: Probably 11th century. Begging a dignitary for help interceding with the king and tax administrators concerning the burden of tax being …

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    State documentT-S NS 297.193

    State document. Accounts from the central fisc. Begins: waṣala ilā bayt al-māl al-maʿmūr.... Lower down refers to Mālik b. Ibrāhīm. In the bottom text block …

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    List or tableT-S AS 153.257

    List, probably of tax or rent revenue. It describes the houses and apartments in a particular street darb al-Sadu[...], mentioning the house of the company …

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    LetterNLI 577.3/10

    Letter from Shelomo b. Aharon to Natan ha-Kohen b. Yosef. Opens with a cryptic mention of the writer's departure for the sake of paying the …

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    LetterMoss. VII,196.1

    Letter of appeal in Hebrew, probably 14th century or later, including lengthy praises for the addressee and then a request to help with the [poll?] …

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    LetterMoss. II,196.2

    Fragment from the opening of a deferential letter. On verso the writer mentions 'the tax' (? al-mās) and 'your promise'—perhaps he is requesting charity.

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    LetterAIU VII.E.2

    Fragment (upper part) of a Judaeo-Arabic letter to Avraham Maimonides from al-Muhadhdhab ha-Kohen b. Manṣūr (?) ha-Kohen. From the body of the message that remains, …

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    State documentJRL Gaster ar. 348

    Tax receipt(s). There are distinct documents on recto and verso. Needs examination.

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. c 72/38

    Letter from Hārūn to Moshe b. Yehuda. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Last quarter of the 15th century. The sender reminds Moshe that it is his custom …

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    LetterT-S Misc.36.176

    Letter from the French rabbi Shemuel b. Yaʿaqov addressed to Ḥananel b. Shemuel. In Hebrew. Contains a rich account of communal controversy and highly unflattering …

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    State documentT-S AS 177.175

    Receipt from the archive of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb. Written by Mīkhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ, the cashier, and registered by the office of Accounts on …

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    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. e 101/13 + Bodl. MS heb. f 102/43

    Two fragments of the same legal document, dated 1532/1220-1221. The physician Abū l-Maḥāsin Yefet b. Yoshiyya and the sugar merchant Abū l-ʿIzz b. Abū l-Maʿānī …


    ‎Bodl. MS heb. e 101/13
    ‏ נקול מן אתבת כטה אכר הדא אלמסטור אנה למא כ[אן פי יום ‎ 1
    ‏ שנת אלפא וחמש מאה ותלתין ותרתי שנין לשטרות [ ‎ 2
    ‏ …

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    LetterCUL Or.1080 J258

    Letter from Abu Nasr b. Ibrahim, Alexandria, to his partner Abu Ishaq the nāʾib (deputy). Dating: 11 May 1141. The first page of the letter …


    ‎Recto
    ‏ עונך יא רב ‎ 1
    ‏ …

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    LetterT-S 13J6.30

    Letter from Yosef to Abū l-Fakhr asking him to help contest his obligation to pay the capitation tax of his brother, who was missing in …

    ‏ בשם אל עולם יתברך נצח סלה ‎ 1
    ‏ שארע מן כאדמהא יוסף לכ גד קד מר ורב השר הגדול ‎ 2
    ‏ בעם ייי צבאות הנ…

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    LetterT-S 10J18.13

    Letter in which a tax-farmer named Yehuda, who received one and a half dinars a month, is mentioned. Dated to the 12th century.

    ‏ בשמ ‎ 1
    ‏ וצל כתאב חצרה מולאי אלשיך אלאגל אטאל [ אללה ‎ 2
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    LetterT-S NS J241 + Moss. IV,21.1 + T-S NS J240 + T-S 20.137 + T-S NS J1 + JRL Series B 4089

    JRL Series B 4089: This document is the continuation of a letter on the recto. The business letter describes commercial transactions, including taxes paid at …

    ‏ .....[.................... ‎ 1
    ‏ אלתמן גפד וצח וזן אלגוניה אלאכרא ‎ 2
    ‏ בהארין גיר סבעה ארטאל סער ה מ ‎ …

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    LetterT-S NS J241 + Moss. IV,21.1 + T-S NS J240 + T-S 20.137 + T-S NS J1 + JRL Series B 4089

    JRL Series B 4089: This business letter describes commercial transactions and what the author describes as favors or 'gifts' to a fellow trader. The main …

    ‏ ........................]ב. ‎ 1
    ‏ ....................] בלג ח ע ולי ‎ 2
    ‏ וקדר עלי[................]יקדרו ‎ 3
    ‏ על…

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    List or tableT-S 8J41.13

    Census for the capitation tax. List of male persons with consecutive numbers over the names. First complete no. visible is 19, but some names are …

    ‏ בו סעד בן [ ‎ 1
    ‏ אולאד נביקה אבו ע.…

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    Legal documentT-S 8J10.17

    Husband who intends to travel abroad allocates 20 dirhams per month, namely, five per week, for his wife, plus some wheat, the 20 dirhams to …

    ‏ חצר אבו אלפרג בן גזאל אל ‎ 1
    ‏ קיסראני אקני מן רוחה טאיע ‎ 2
    ‏ גיר מגבר אנה יקום ל[זוגתה ‎ 3
    ‏ א…

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    Legal documentT-S AS 149.13

    Legal document/note testifying that a certain Baqā' b. al-Surūr the [indigo] merchant will operate the tax farm (ḍamān) of Tamīm, the ḍāmin of al-Burqāniyya (location …

    ‏ שהדנא עלי אלשיך בקא בן אבו אלסרור תא[גר אלניל ‎ 1
    ‏ אן ענדה לתמים צאמן אלברקאניה ארבעה אלדר ‎ 2
    ‏ פי כל שהר טאלמא הוא צאמן וטאלמא …

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    Literary textBodl. MS heb. f 56/13–19

    Copy of a story about the edicts against the Jews in Baghdad and how they were saved. Dating: ca. 1120 CE. The scribe reused numerous …

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    List or tableBL OR 5549.8

    List of prisoners imprisoned for nonpayment of the capitation tax. Fragmentary. twenty-four names preserved, with sums representing the amounts still due, to be provided by …

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    LetterBL OR 5566C.5

    Letter from Ṣadaqa to the Abū l-Najm the Parnas, in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic. The sender announces his intention to travel to Sicily (in "Bilād al-Rūm") …

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    LetterENA 2935.24

    Recto: Letter fragment to 'my brother.' Written in Judaeo-Arabic, calligraphic, large quadrangular characters. No detailed are preserved. Verso: In Arabic script (and two different inks), …

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    LetterT-S 20.122

    Letter from Ḥayyim b. Amar Madini, from Palermo, probably to Yosef b. Musa al-Tahirti. Around 1055. The letter contains details about damage to goods (flax …

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    LetterMoss. VII,159.1

    Letter from a retired old Alexandrian merchant named Abū Saʿīd to a friend in Fustat. One side is a letter in Arabic script and the …

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