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Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: acknowledgment of a debt of 400 dinars contracted by Buṭrus b. Jirjis from Abū l-Faḍāʾil ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd b. Hibatallāh b. Šūʿa ‘the Jew’. The debt is to be repaid in 4 monthly instalments of 100 dinars each, starting from the year 511 AH (= 1117 CE) and finishing at the end of the month of Šaʿbān of the same year. The acknowledgment is witnessed by […] b. ʿAlī b. Jābir. Verso: acknowledgment by Abū l-Faḍāʾil ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd b. Hibatallāh b. Šūʿa the Jew, who is transferring the last two instalments of the 400 dinars owned to him by Buṭrus b. Jirjis (see recto of this document) to the elder Abū Mufaḍḍal Hibatallāh b. Ḥasan, the Jewish physician. The document is signed by the witnesses ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. ʿAlī b. Aḥmad and Yaḥyā b. Muslim.</p>

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