Cairo Genizah : Letter

Yūsuf b. Ismāʿīl

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Yūsuf b. Ismāʿīl in Alexandria to Abū l-Faraj b. Ṣedaqa al-Ramlī, announcing that five boats had arrived from Suwaydiyya, the port of Antioch, carrying gall nuts, jujube, raisins, walnuts, sumac, and tragacanth gum. Yūsuf writes that because of the high price of the gall nuts he decided not to buy them. The letter is ca. 11th century.</p>

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