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Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Court record dealing with the distribution of the estate of Sulaymān the cantor ha-Ṣafidī between his son ʿAbd al-Kāfī (עבד אלכאפי) and Samuel ha-Levi b. Solomon ha-Levi, the representative of Elijah. The document refers to a previous deed of entitlement drawn up the previous year by ʿAbd al-Kāfī’s mother Ṣarifa (צריפה). There was some disagreement as to the division of the assets. A second column lists the items taken by ʿAbd al-Kāfī. Witnessed by Yešuʿa b. Quqari (קוקרי) and Aaron b. ʿAzuz b. Aaron the scribe. Dated Tišri 5293 (= 1533 CE) in Jerusalem, and issued in the court of the RaLBaH.</p>

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