Cairo Genizah : Legal document; letter

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: petition to a Fatimid dignitary regarding a theft of money. The archer Manṣūr b. Zakī al-Dawla complains that Badr, one of the horseman of the amir Tāj al-Maʿālī with whom he was travelling, left the camp and took with him two dinars of wages that belonged to the petitioner. A tarsīm regarding these facts has already been issued. Verso: letter sent by Mesullam to his son in Egypt via Abū ʿAlā regarding a payment of 2 dirhams out of a total of 11 dirhams. Ca. 12th century.</p>

 


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