EH 48 E 18


Registers and Records
Communal Records

Registro das Circonciçoens

List of circumcisions performed by Moses de David Henriques de Castro, 1773-1779.

Registro / das / Circonciçoens / Feitas por mim / Moseh de David / Henriques de Castro / שנת נמלו אתו לפ″ק / Anno 5533.


f. [1r]: Title page.

Contains 525 entries. Some of the circumcisions were performed in Haarlem, Maarssen, Vreeland and London. On the paper back flyleaf some annotations by the circumciser on the birth of his daughters.

Purchased in 1899 from the collection Henriques de Castro. Cf. Cat. De Castro, nr. 500, p. 52.

Portuguese and some Hebrew / Vellum / 15,9 x 9,8 cm. / [59] ff. (last 4 ll. blank) / Variety of lines to a page / Current writing with some unvocalised square writing (autograph) / Contemporary gold-tooled leather binding.

Fuks 379. Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.