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Lot #    14721
Auction End Date    6/13/2006 12:16:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Zemach Hoffenberg
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר צמח האפענבערג
Author    [Ms.]
City    Hartford, CN
Publication Date    1923
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 282:215 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter attesting to the reliability of a wine producer, that he and his children are Sabbath observers by R. Zemach b. Pesah Hoffenberg (d. 1938) rabbi of Hartford. R. Hoffenberg arrived in the U.S. in 1897, served for a short period in Springfield before moving to Hartford where he served until his passing. Two of his works, Minhat Zemah and Haichel Zemah remain in manuscript.
          
Reference
Description
   Chachemi Yisroel of New England p. 5
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Polemics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica