Lot 517: Letter in Honor of the High Priest Ya'akov ben Aharon
August 28, 2013
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
A letter in Samaritan handwriting, by Avraham ben Marchiv Tsedaka of Jaffa, to the High Priest Ya'akov ben Aharon at Mount Gerizim. 1329 from Hijra, .
Written and sent by Abraham ben Marchiv Tsedaka of Jaffa (1852-1928) to the High Priest Ya'akov (lived 1840-1916, served from 1874 until his death). Abraham ben Marchiv Tsedaka blesses him with peace and sends his wishes that in 1329 from Hijra he shall rejoice in his remaining son, Av-Hasda (1885-1959), after his brother Azi died during the life of his father the High Priest Ya'akov. At the end are a few lines in Arabic letters.
Leaf 26.5 cm. Fair-good condition. Folding and wear marks. Stains. Tears to folding lines.