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Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: legal document concerning the dissolution of partnership and release between Munajjā the perfumer b. Abū Saʿd and Abū l-Ḵayr b. Abū l-Riḍā the money-assayer ha-Levi, dated 1529 of the Seleucid Era (= 1218 CE). Verso: legal document, in which Ḥayya bint Mukārim b. Futūḥ, the widow of Ṭoviyya al-Rūmī the scribe, who was appointed guardian of their two daughters Leah (called Ṯanā) and Sarah (called Sitt al-Kull) when he died, receives from Abraham the doctor ha-Kohen b. Simḥa various books that were deposited with him. Dated Tammuz 4978 of the Creation (= 1218 CE). The document finishes with a few lines in the hand of Abraham Maimonides concerning her daughters’ claims. </p>

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