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Bidding Information
Lot #    20399
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 12:13:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    The Congregation of Beth Abraham
Author    [Community - Ms.]
City    Bayonne, NJ
Publication Date    1898
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., verso: top half of a sheet of paper, 189:210 mm., usual age staining, creased on folds.
          
Detailed
Description
   Board decision of a complaint against two members of the congregation, the decision penalizes the two with fines of 50 cents. The decision is signed by Herman Yaakov HaKohen and Yosef Eisenberg.

The back is a blank upper part of contract between Congregation Beth Abraham of Bayonne, NJ (located on West 21st in Bayonne), which had been incorporated in1886 and whoever would purchase a seat in the synagogue. The first Jewish congregation in Bayonne was founded at home of Jacob Cohen on Cottage Street; their first synagogue Temple Beth Abraham was constructed on 21 Street in 1905.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Decree
  
Kind of Judaica