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Certificate to solicit funds
[Ms. - Community] R. Joseph Hayyim Hamoi
Souk Ahras, Algeria
This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
 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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