Cairo Genizah : Letter

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter of complaint from an unidentified Maghrebi merchant in Fusṭāṭ to his partner Abū Zikrī Yaḥya in the Maghreb, referring to the trade in flax and mentioning various ships and their owners. He warns the recipient not to be negligent in paying his debt to the son of Nahray. He also seeks news of Abū Saʿīd Ḵalaf al-Andalūsī, from whom he has not recently received any letters. Places mentioned include Qayrawān and Sicily. According to Gil (1997, iv 627) it should be dated ca. 1050 CE. </p>




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