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Lot #    5598
Auction End Date    9/16/2003 2:26:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Prohibition
Title (Hebrew)    חרם
Author    [Ms. - WWI]
City    Salant
Publication Date    [1917]
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 330:210 mm., light browning, few creases, ink on paper neat Ashkenazi script.
   A ms. broadside setting the price of wheat, corn and flour for merchants (Jew and Gentile) and customers. All are obligated to conform - the merchant may not charge in excess of the stated price, nor may the customer pay more than the stated price. A shortage of these items was common due to WWI. The Prohibition was announced by Rabbi Samuel Avigdor Faiwelson, Rabbi of Plungiany, a suburb of Kovna.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
History:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
Manuscript Type
Other:    Decree
Kind of Judaica