1835 December 10
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Bridegroom: Eliyahu Shemu'el Refa'el Hayim bar Shelomoh Menahem Kotser.
Bride: Hanah bat ha-manoah Yosef Shelomoh Hayim Hizkiyah Refa'el Levi Mortirah.
Witnesses: David Samuel Pardo, Marco Forte ... .
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink on parchment, dated 9th of Kislev 5595 in the evening (1835 December 10) at Verona. Surrounding the text are calligraphed biblical verses (Isaiah 61:10, Isaiah 62:5, and Ruth 4:11-12) inside a plain ruled border with an Italian stamp in each top corner. Signed by the groom (?) and two witnesses in Italian. One of the witnesses is the rabbi, David Samuel Pardo. The ketubah design is similar to that of other ketubot from Verona at that time.
45 x 37 cm.
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