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Lot #    7442
Auction End Date    6/8/2004 2:56:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Shem Tov Gagin
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר שם טוב גאגין
Author    [Ms.]
City    Ramsgate
Publication Date    1938
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 255:204 mm., light browning, ink on stationary, beautiful Sephardic script, signed and dated.
   Addressed to R. Uziel, Chief Rabbi of Erez Israel, regarding the publication of R. Gagin's works and the need of certain source materials to continue the project.

R. Shem Tov b. Isaac Raphael Hezekiah Gagin (b.1885), a descendant of a famous Moroccan family of rabbinical scholars, was Chief Judge of the London Portuguese Community prior to becoming Secretary of the Chief Rabbinate in Cairo.

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
England:    Checked
Other:    Morocco
History:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica