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Lot #    16808
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 10:23:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter to Pesaro
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר רחמים יעקב ב'ר ראובן
Author    [Ms. - Community] R. Rahmim Jacob b. Reuven
City    Safed
Publication Date    1802
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 184:130 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, neat Sephardic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Rahmim Jacob b. Reuven (18-19 cent.) Shedar of Safed to Pesaro. R. Rahmim Jacob was the son of the Chief Rabbi of Sofia, who settled in Safed. His father in law was R. Issachar Abulafia. R. Rahmim Jacob was an eminent torah scholar in Safed and participated with other dignitaries in raising funds to sustain the community. His name appears on many period community documents.
          
Reference
Description
   Enc. le-Hakhmei Erez Israel, v. 3, col 52; Yaari, Shulhei 668-670
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica