1805 letter from Simeon Levy to Aaron Levy, president of the Shearith Israel board of trustees, requesting matzoh for Passover.
New York 19th March 1805 Sir, Having been informed that by an Application to you my Self and family amounting to Eight persons will be furnished with masoth for the coming Pesah, Sorry I am that necessity compels me to make the application. Relying on your attention, with Respect I am Sir Your Most Obedt. Servt. Simeon Levy Mr. Aaron Levy President of the board of Trustees K.K. Shearith Israel


from the archives of the American Jewish Historical Society

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