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Bidding Information
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
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 270:208 mm., light age staining, ink on heavy stock, block letters, Headings and lead letters in gild, signed, dated, and sealed.
          
Detailed
Description
   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
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Algeria
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica