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On offer: ORIGINAL CONTRACT TO BORROW MONEY FROM A JEWISH MONEYLENDER IN 1734 as such VERY RARE loan agreement (debt-letter) for money provided by a Jew, "David von Büdesheim" in 1734. Very Fine Judaica, manuscript in ink on thick paper from Germany. Folio double leaf, all 4 pages written: Page 1: loan contract between Christoph Schröder (and wife) and "Schutz Juden David von Büdesheim", Page 2: condition and terms for repayment, Page 3: court confirmation with witnesses-repayment has to be made until 1735, page 4: hebrew notes probably made by the lender. Manuscript is dated on March 26, 1734 at Fremersheim, Germany. Condition: clear cuts (no text lost) in center because of devaluation (loan repayment). Some spots and darkening, folded, otherwise good+. Thick Paper has huge watermark. David von Büdesheim lent 21 Reichthaler to Christoph Schröder and his wife. As security, Schröder provided 4 parts of his land. An extremely scarce example (very few manuscripts have survived) of very early Jewish banking and lending business.
Title: 1734 ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT: CONTRACT TO BORROW MONEY FROM A JEWISH MONEYLENDER
Publisher: Fremersheim, Germany, 1734
Book Condition: Very Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 000477
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