מכתב: BL OR 5566B.16

מכתב BL OR 5566B.16



On recto, the bottom of a letter (official letter? formulary?) in Arabic script. The writer thanks the addressee in the concluding lines quoting two verses of poetry that are commonly quoted to express gratitude - ولو أنني أوتيت كل بلاغة*وأفنيت بحر النطق في النظم والنثر لما كنت بعد القول إلا مقصرا*ومعترفا بالعجز عن واجب الشكر On verso, two lines of poetry in Arabic script headed by a basmala on the theme of love for the addressee. Needs further examination.