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Lot #    18573
Auction End Date    8/21/2007 10:22:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Certificate to solicit funds
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב שד'ר
Author    [Ms. - Community] R. Joseph Hayyim Hamoi
City    Souk Ahras, Algeria
Publication Date    1930
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 270:208 mm., light age staining, ink on heavy stock, block letters, Headings and lead letters in gild, signed, dated, and sealed.
   Certificate authorizing R. Simeon Halphon to solicit funds by R. Joseph Hayyim Hamoi, Chief Rabbi of Souk Ahras, the capital. It stands on the border between Algeria and Tunisia. In the nineteenth century it was a French colonial settlement. In the twentieth century mining and the railway brought some significance and prosperity to the town.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Algeria
History:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica