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Lot #    14724
Auction End Date    6/13/2006 12:18:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Abraham Jacob Gershon Lesser
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר אברהם יעקב גרשון לעססער
Author    [Ms.]
City    Cincinnati
Publication Date    1906
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 183:212 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, beautiful Ashkenazic script, singed, sealed, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter attesting to the good deeds of Mrs. Nesha Manishevitz and asking the community to support her by R. Abraham Jacob Gershon b. Azriel Meir Lesser (1833-1924). His birthplace was Mir, where he was educated. He later moved to Halnika near Suvalk, to Horodok in Vilna province, to Ludvanov in Suvalk district, to Chicago in 1882, and to Cincinnati in 1898. R. Levin was a founding member of the Agudat Harabonim in America. Several of his scholarly works were printed in Chicago at the turn of the century.
          
Reference
Description
   Anshei Shem (1950) p. 80
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica