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researches in south arabia.—persia.
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would be paid to the necessities of the homeless and destitute sufferers.
VIII.—RESEARCHES AMONGST TEE JEWS IN SOUTH ARABIA.
On the recommendation of the Alliance in Vienna, the Council of the Anglo-Jewish Association granted a subvention of £20, as an encouragement to the expedition of Mr. Edward Grlaser, a Jewish savant, who in the interests of science intended to explore Southern Arabia, and also to collect historical and other information respecting the Jewish inhabitants in that region.
Mr. Grlaser spent a portion of the current year in Tunis, for the purpose of pursuing a course of practical studies of the Arabic language in preparation for his travels. He has sent an interesting account regarding a section of the Jews in the Tunisian Regency,* and has promised to supply the Association with further data of his researches amongst the Jews.
IX.—PERSIA.
Ispahan.—In the month of July letters were received from the heads of the Jewish Community at * See Appendix A.
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