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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms espt-00077
Type of object:  facsimile
Dimensions:  177 x 134mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a
Language:  Hebrew
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1160-1204
Short summary:  Letter of introduction, introducing a friend and his son to a colleague in an Egyptian city; plee that the poll-tax should be paid by that community so that they could continue their journey to undertake some business on behalf of the author
Person:  Maimonides, Moses, 1138-1204, Physician, Philosopher, author
Person:  al-Dar'i, Isaac, fl. 1175?, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Copy of a letter in Cambridge University Library (T-S 12.192). Comments on this document can be found at pages 169-174 in Reif, Stefan C., A Jewish Archive from Old Cairo. The History of Cambridge University's Genizah Collectuion".

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