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Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Ḥalfon b. Manasseh

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Part of a bill of release from a partnership between three investors (Abū Saʿīd Ḥalfon b. Nissim, known as Abū l-Ḥusayn; Abū l-Faḍl ʿAmram b. Ephraim, known as Abū l-Kaṯīr; and Abū l-Faraj al-Jubaylī Yešuʿa b. Manasseh ha-Levi) and a manager (Abū l-Riḍā Solomon b. Mevoraḵ). Written in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Manasseh. The partnership lasted three years, from Ševaṭ 1115 to Ševaṭ 1118, and its purpose was to export valuable items from Upper Egypt for resale in Yemen. Signed by Isaac b. Samuel and Ḥalfon b. Manasseh. The document also contains a statement made by Sitt al-Sāda bat Evyatar ha-Kohen Gaʾon in the presence of her husband Abū l-Makārim, and mentions Abū l-Ḥasan al-Ṣayrafī b. Manasseh ha-Kohen b. Saʿadya ha-Kohen.</p>

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