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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
   [1] p., 183:212 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, beautiful Ashkenazic script, singed, sealed, and dated.
   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.
   Anshei Shem (1950) p. 80
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
History:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica