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[Court document] : manuscript.

Other Title:
Official contract of appointment
Publication:
[Cairo Wed. Dec. 26, 1624]
Format/Description:
Book
1 fol. : losses in right edge; verso is blank.
Paper 21.2 X 15.3 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: folded widthwise into two equal halves; unevenly ruled, covering most of recto; left rule justified by stretching last character columns: lines: 18, signatures.
Subjects:
Mosheh Alshakar, 17th cent.
Khalifa ben Shemuʹel, 17th cent.
Court records.
Jewish law.
Language:
Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic. Hebrew Oriental semi-cursive.
Notes:
Text breaks denoted by a two hyphens.
Under the heading בעהד״י.
R. Judah Kohen ben R. Maimon agrees to serve as the trustee of the property of R. Khalifa ben Samuel, for the fee of 2,000 pieces of silver. If he breaks the agreement he will be paid only for the time he served. If Khalifa dismisses him he will be paid the full amount.
R. Moses Alashqar appears as a guarantor. The witnesses (who probably are also serving as a court) autographs: Isaiah Masʻoud ʻAmram, and Solomon "the Younger".
Written by the same court scribe that wrote Halper 370 (dated 1609, on a folio of nearly identical size) and Halper 362 (1626).
Forms part of: Cairo Genizah Collection.
Penn Provenance:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
Amram.
Cited in:
Halper, no. 371
IMHM, no. F38400
Contributor:
Shelomoh ʹArkis. , Witness
Yeshaʹyahu Masʹud ʹAmram. , Witness
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
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