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Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: bill of release, dated 1066 CE, in which Samuel b. Aaron releases the brothers Nissim and Ṣedaqa b. Mešullam and their mother Bahiyya bat Ḥalfon from any debts incurred by their deceased father (Abū ʿAlā Mešullam b. Hiba, known as Ibn Šuwaykiyya). The draft of this document is found in two fragments (T-S 10J5.13 and T-S 13J37.9). Samuel b. Aaron’s agent is Joseph b. Ṣedaqa and the document is possibly in the hand of ʿEli ha-Kohen ha-Parnas b. Yaʿīš (who also wrote the draft). Verso: official document in Arabic.</p>

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