Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Fragment from the end of a contract, followed by a whole contract, both of which are between Abraham and Šalom and witnessed by Nathan the scribe b. Abraham. The first contract, written during the Feast of Tabernacles 5304 (= 1544 CE) in Egypt, mentions the sum of 59.5 עתמאני (i.e. the Ottoman unit of currency). In the second contract, Šalom agrees to pay Abraham the same amount using gold florins from the coinage of Sultan Sulaymān. </p>

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