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Lot #    7442
Auction End Date    6/8/2004 2:56:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Shem Tov Gagin
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר שם טוב גאגין
Author    [Ms.]
City    Ramsgate
Publication Date    1938
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 255:204 mm., light browning, ink on stationary, beautiful Sephardic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Addressed to R. Uziel, Chief Rabbi of Erez Israel, regarding the publication of R. Gagin's works and the need of certain source materials to continue the project.

R. Shem Tov b. Isaac Raphael Hezekiah Gagin (b.1885), a descendant of a famous Moroccan family of rabbinical scholars, was Chief Judge of the London Portuguese Community prior to becoming Secretary of the Chief Rabbinate in Cairo.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
England:    Checked
Other:    Morocco
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica