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 Title:  Typescript on Naphtali Herz Homberg and candle tax record  
 Dates:  undated 
 Call No:  2000.011 
 Abstract:  Naphtali Herz Homberg (1749-1841) was a member of the Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment) in Galicia. Homberg persuaded the Austrian government to tax candles kindled by Jews on Shabbat (Sabbath) and Yomim Tovim (holidays). The collection contains two documents relating to this tax and an unidentified Yiddish letter. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Haskalah -- Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- History -- Sources | Jews -- Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- Economic conditions