Cairo Genizah : Legal document: betrothal deed

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>F. 1v: betrothal deed of Joseph b. ʿEli (known as Ibn Q[...]š) and [Sitt al-]Jamīʿ bint Solomon, an extremely poor girl. Dated Ṭevet 1443 of the Seleucid Era (= 1132 CE). The postscript states that she was repudiated before the consummation of the wedding. Written and signed by Nathan ha-Kohen b. Solomon, and signed by Ḥayya b. Mešullam. F. 1r and ff. 2r-v: betrothal deed between Sitt al-Kull bat ʿEli from Fusṭāṭ and Moses b. Israel from al-Maḥalla, in which the bride agrees to follow her husband to his domicile. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Manasseh, and signed by Ḥalfon and Nathan ha-Kohen b. Solomon. Dated Marḥešvan 1443 of the Seleucid Era (= 1131 CE). </p>




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