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LOT 293:

Letter from Rabbi Yissachar Dov Ber Simandel Rabbi of Miklash. One of the Early Disciples of the Chatam Sofer

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$ 700
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19/06/2018 at Winner'S

Letter in the handwriting of Rabbi Yissachar Dov Ber Simandel - Lemden, rabbi of Miklash. 

Specifications: [1] paper leaf. 22x17 cm. 23 lines in his handwriting and with his signature "Ber Miklash." 

Rabbi Yissachar Dov Ber Simandel - Lemden was born in 1794 in Miklash to his father Rabbi Sinai Simandel, who was Av Beit Din of Miklash. He was one of the early disciples of the Chatam Sofer, mentioned in several responsa the Chatam Sofer wrote. He was a dayan in Miklash beginning in 1828 and was rabbi of the city from 1833, passed away in 1862. Wrote the book Minchat Ani [Vienna, 1857] and Sheyar Minchah [Vienna, 1862]. For information about him see: HaChatam Sofer V'Talmidav, pages 291-293, where this also a photocopy of the letter before us. 

Condition: Fine. Slight tears with no lack. Creases and a few stains. Remnants of a wax seal.