Letter regarding examination of schochet (kosher butcher) David Solis, 1835

Metadata

Title

Letter regarding examination of schochet (kosher butcher) David Solis, 1835

Date

1835

Digital Identifier

MikvehIsrael.KnifeInspectionDavidSolis1835

Description

Letter from Mikveh Israel representatives regarding the delayed examination of shochet David Solis. A shochet is officially licensed by rabbinic authority to slaughter meat in accordance with Jewish dietary laws. Solis' knife was found "not suitable," and he was also recovering from a severe fall, and these are given as reasons that a final determination had been delayed. Solis was to receive two new knives, one large and one small, "made in the best manner," and undergo further examination.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Congregation Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia, PA

Extent

2 leaves

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

http://creativecommonsorg/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Language

eng

Type

Text

Thumbnail

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IIIF Manifest

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Rights Holder

Congregation Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia, PA