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Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: part of a legal document in which the widow Amat al-Qādir and her minor son Yefet release the cloth merchant ʿArūs b. Joseph from his partnership with her deceased husband Šela. Šela’s investment of 300 dinars will remain invested with ʿArūs and he will do business on their behalf on the way to Yemen. ʿArūs will bear no responsibility for any losses and will receive one third of any profit. Signed by Manasseh b. Yefet, Hillel the cantor b. ʿEli and Yaʿir b. Elʿazar. In the hand of Hillel b. ʿEli (1066-1108 CE). T-S 10J5.2 is the lower part of this document. Verso: 4 lines in Arabic script.</p>

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