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Lot #    20162
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 10:14:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by two Hebron Rabbis
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מרבני חברון
Author    [Ms.]
City    Hebron - Pesaro
Publication Date    1802
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 174:120 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, Mid-Eastern script, signed and dated.
   Receipt by the rabbis accepting funds from Pesaro on behalf of the community. The document is signed by R. Abraham B. Mordecai Rubio, Hebron's emissary in Leghorn. R. Abraham was born in Hebron and appears on Hebron documents from 1763 onward. He is among the signatories of the Shedar letter issued to the Hida. In 1793 he published the responsa of his father, R. Mordecai Haham of Hebron, Shemen ha-Mor ("Oil of the Myrrh"), in Leghorn. The Hida entrusted him with 20 copies of his work Pnei David to distribute in Hebron. The second signatory of the document is R. Mikael ha-Kohen, Hebron's emissary in Rhodes (1771). His Shedar letter bears the signature of the Hida. His signature appear on many documents through the end of the 18th century.
   Enc. le-Toldot v.1, cols. 130-131; v. 2, col. 256
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Italy:    Checked
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Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
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