Volume 3, Issue 5, Pages 75-87
In The Arab Islamic State, According To Historical Sources And Al-JeneezaRecords Commercial Mail
(Fromthe fourth centuryADanduntilthe sixth)
This research deals with the study of mailing services related to commercial businesses as well as what resulted from these services in mutual banking processes in towns and provinces. These were individual non-governmental services that carried mutual letters among merchants and also carried securities such as transfers.
Mention of this mail is rare in history sources, where as Al-Jeneeza records present ample information about that. They elucidate the mutual letters and securities in the great banks of Baghdad , Cairo and north Africa . They also cite the organization of mail trips in specified periods to a sundry of commercial centers at the time.
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