Auction 019 Online Auction 19 – Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture
Tuesday, 4.6.19 (Your local time)
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LOT 21:

Two Contracts of the J.C.A – The Settlement of Ottoman Palestine

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Two contracts of the J.C.A. (the Jewish Colonization Association), relating to the lands of the Moshava (colony) Milchamia (Menachemia). Printed in Hebrew and French, with details filled-in by hand. The second decade of the 20th century.
1. "Contract of a Promise of Sale" (Contrat de Promesse de vente), a contract between the J.C.A (and its representative in Syria, Henry Frank) and a Jewish farmer, regarding the transfer of lands in Syria to the Association and the reception, in return, of lands in the colony of Milchamia (Menachemia). The contract was filled-in by hand, in French, and signed in June 1911. With handwritten signatures and postage stamps.
[2], 22pp, approx. 30 cm. Good condition. A few stains and creases. Filing holes. Detached leaves.
2. "Contract of Tenant Farming", for an area of 250 dunams of land Milchamia (Menachemia). Signed in 1913 (with a handwritten addition dated 1919). With handwritten signatures and postage stamps.
9 pp, approx. 29.5 cm. Good condition. Stains and creases. Filing holes. The cover is partly detached.
Provenance: The Rimon Family Collection.

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