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Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: promissory deed for a debt in Hebrew. Solomon b. Ḥakīm (חכים) was lent 30 dinars by Nissim b. Jacob b. Mesayyes. Dated 1328 (= 1017 CE), probably in Fusṭāṭ. The agent of Nissim is Moses b. Abraham known as Ibn Kalīla (כלילה). Witnessed by Jacob b. Joseph, Abraham b. Sahlān, Samuel ha-Kohen b. Ṭalyon; Abraham b. ʿAmram, Ephraim b. Šemarya, and El[ḥanan] b. Šemar[ya]. The court attestation at the foot of the page is in Judaeo-Arabic. A postscript in the margin reports that 16 dinars of the loan was repaid the following year. Verso: document in Arabic.</p>

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