History Ottoman Egyptian Legal Document 1883

Catalog Number 46240
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An Ottoman Egyptian document, on hand made laid paper (805 x 265 mm.), dated AH 1301/AD1883, prepared by the Chief Judge "Abd al-Rahman al-Nafidah", of the "Mixed Magistracies" who were given general jurisdiction over all civil and commercial litigation that had a foreign interest. This document relates to a will and the disbursement of urban and rural properties in Cairo Egypt. The top of the document displays the signature of judge as well as the document stamps. Verso: another stamp, seal and signature of the clerk recording the document. Condition of this document is very close to Fine [F-] and extremely rare.

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