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Lot #    22159
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 10:37:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. David Wesel
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מה'ר דוד וועסעלי, רב'ד פרשבורג
Author    [Ms.]
City    [Wagszered]
Publication Date    c. 1900
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [3] pp., 228:145 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, Ashkenazic script, signed, not dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   An apparently unpublished letter and novellae by R. David b. Barukh Elijah Wesel (1868-1942), chief judge of Presburg. R. David was educated by his father, the rabbi of Bonyad, and was ordained by the Shevet Sofer. He succeeded his father in law, R. Abba Hiya Hirsch, to the rabbinate of Wagszered in 1893 upon his passing. In1920 he was appointed to Presburg where he served until his passing. A volume of his responsa was recently published in Jerusalem.
          
Reference
Description
   Oheli Shem p. 266 (d.o.b. 1880); Tamedei Hatam Sofer p. 566
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica