Pinkas Chevra Beth David Anshei Rakov.

AUCTION 76 | Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Ceremonial & Graphic Art

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Lot 23

Pinkas Chevra Beth David Anshei Rakov.

Manuscript ledger-book. Text in Yiddish in various hands. pp. c. 280 pages. Several leaves stained, torn. Loose in original boards, worn. Folio.

New York: 1892-1905

Est: $1,200 - $1,800
Detailed record of meetings pertaining to the activities of this Lower East Side Synagogue and its Burial Society. Records income and expenses, names and duties of its officers. Of particular interest are the large number of activities relating to welfare and social needs: Assisting members with family expenses, from wedding expenses to medical provision.