||Agreement is signed by R. Raphael Ha-Malakh Berdugo (1747–1821), dayyan and scholar, rabbi in Meknes. His piety, scholarship, and compassion for his brethren earned him the nickname Malakh (angel). Many wonderful stories are attributed to him and many visit his graveside on his yahrzeit.
An erudite rabbinic and kabbalistic scholar he was the author of the following works: Mishpatim Yesharim, responsa (2 vols., 1891), Torot Emet, commentary on the Shulhan Arukh (1939); bound with the latter are Kizzur ha-Takkanot and Minhagei Terefot; and Mei Menuhot, a commentary on the Pentateuch (2 vols., 1900–42). Other works are still in manuscript, including translations of the Bible from Genesis to the end of Isaiah into Arabic, under the title Leshon Limmudim.
The document is also signed by R. Saul Samuel Toledano, member of noted rabbinical and scholarly family in Morocco. The Toledano family dominated in Morocco for over 500 years producing many of the leading rabbis and scholars of the community. The third signatory is R. Solomon Ibn Shitrit, dayan in Meknes.