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Bidding Information
Lot #    8821
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 10:25:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Yom Tov Krispi(n)
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר יום טוב קריספי שד'ר ירושלים וחברון
Author    [Ms.]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1715
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 214:138 mm., light age staining, several small holes affecting letters, ink on paper, neat script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   The Shadar R. Yom Tov Krispi, ancestor of the Salonica and Izmir Krispin family of rabbis, writes to R. Jacob Ibn Zur in Fez, on Thursday the 23rd of Menahem Av, [5]475 (August 22, 1715), concerning collections of funds for the Jerusalem community. He visited Morocco in 1718 and many wonderful stories are told about the visit and his warm relationship with the saintly Yavetz.
          
Reference
Description
   Ozar ha-Rabonim 7936; Yaari, Shluhai
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
Other:    Morocco
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica