Cairo Genizah : Letter

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Middle section of a merchant’s letter. The writer states that all is well where he is, and then goes on to narrate the arrival of a boat, which contained merchandise. He reports that the pepper (al-filfil) was sold at fifty-six dinars, the spice (al-bahār) and […] at forty (dinars) and the cinnamon (al-qirfa) at sixteen (dinars), while the cloves (al-qurnafl) sold for eighty (dinars).</p>

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