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Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Verso: petition to a vizier of Al-ʿĀḍid li-Dīn Allāh sent by a baker in Fusṭāṭ concerning a debt that the writer had contracted with ʿAbd al-Bāqī b. Wardar that he is not able to pay. He is asking for a decree allowing him to pay his debt in instalments. Recto: two versions of the same reply to the petition in which the judge Kāmal al-Dīn is entrusted with clarifying the status of the petitioner and working out a solution for him. Dated 556-559 AH (= 1161-1164 CE).</p>

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