Michaelides Fragments : Letter

Michaelides Fragments

<p style='text-align: justify;'><a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(1);return false;'>Recto:</a> At the top of the letter there are 5 lines of what appears to be a postscript of the main letter. Opens after the basmala: اطال الله ابقاك. The writer asks the addressees to inform him at what price they wish him to buy something: عرفونى بكم تريدوا ان اشترى لكم. This is followed by the main letter, which is addressed to a single person. It opens, after the basmala: فدتك نفسى يا ابنى. <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(2);return false;'>Verso:</a> Concerns agrarian administration. Mentions the 'survey' (المساحة), the 'tenancies' (القبالات), 'registration' (قد اسجلوا). Also refers to the 'governor' (السلطان).</p>

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