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Lot #    16898
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 11:08:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Endowed Charities (County of London)
Author    [Community - Only Ed.]
City    London
Publisher    His Majesty's Stationery Office
Publication Date    1903
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [1], 33, [1] pp., 328:206 mm., wide margins, tears on final 2 ff., light age staining. A very good copy bound as issued.
          
Detailed
Description
   Report of expenditures by charities connected with the Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Synagogue. The Spanish & Portuguese Jews' Congregation of London traces its origin back to the famous Petition presented to Cromwell in 1656 by Rabbi Menasseh Ben Israel, from Holland, and six of the 'secret Jews' (Marranos) living in London. For the first time since the expulsion in 1290 Jews were permitted to live and worship openly in England. The first Jewish house of worship of the resettlement of the Jews in England was opened in 1656 in the upper floor of a house in Creechurch Lane, which is but a stone's throw from the present Synagogue in Bevis Marks.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
England:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica