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Bidding Information
Lot #    13538
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 10:52:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Shem Tov Gagin & R. B. Z. H. Uziel
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר שם טוב גאגין וה'ר בן ציון חי עוזיאל
Author    [Ms.]
City    Ramsgate
Publication Date    1938
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 210:134 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, beautiful Sephardic script, signed and dated. Three lines of notes are in the hand of R. Uziel.
          
Detailed
Description
   Addressed to the Chief Rabbio of Erez Israel R. Benzion Meir Hai Uziel concerning several books he published. 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
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
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Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica