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from tliis tax. This grievance of the Jews in Moga-dor was brought under the notice of Her Majesty's Minister at Tangier, with whom the Secretary of the Association had an interview on the 10th of October, and the Council proposed that an official letter on this subject should be addressed to Earl Granville. This proposal having met with the concurrence of the Joint Committee of the Anglo-Jewish Association and the Board of Deputies, a letter was sent to the Foreign Office setting forth the claims of the Jewish poor of Mogador.
On the same occasion Her Majesty's Government were requested to employ their good offices with the view of obtaining redress for the family of a Jew who had been murdered in the vicinity of Tangier. This case was as follows :—On the 26tli September, Jacob Murzian el Riffi, a resident of Tangier, between 55 and 60 years of age, started for business purposes to a village in a neighbouring district, and was killed by some Arab highwaymen. Two days later his body was discovered and brought back to Tangier. The murdered man had left a large family, who were entirely dependent on his earnings.
To the representations made upon these two subjects, the Council received the following reply from Her Majesty's Government : —
Foreign Office, Sir, 23rcl Dec., 1882.
With reference to your letter of the 16th of November, respecting the murder of a Jew, named Jacob Murzian El Riffi, a resident of Tangier, I am directed by Earl Granville to state to you for the information of the Anglo-Jewish Association,
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