Sefer Toldot HaYamim and notes from old registers of the "Seven Kruim" and Beit HaMidrash HaGadol in the city of Minsk from 1763 to 1904, by Avraham Chaim son of Shmuel Zvi Shevd. Second booklet - Lists from the years 1794 - 1823. Minsk 1911.
A rare publication containing lists of Hevrah' Kaddisha of seven Kruim in Minsk.
After the partition of Poland, in which Minsk was annexed to Russia under the government of Catherine II. This led to a considerable improvement in the situation of the Jews of Minsk - approvals were given for the expansion the synagogues and Bati HaMidrash, a discount was given on city taxes, and the Jews of Minsk were also allowed to engage in all commercial areas. The great event was recorded in the Hevrah' Kaddisha registers and opens the notebook before us. Following it, many letters appear dealing with the expansion of the synagogues, the number of Kruim, and the granting of new powers to the heads of the community. In addition, there are lists regarding the construction of a new slaughterhouse, regulations regarding renting, selling places in the synagogues, accepting new members to Hevrah' Kaddisha, burial arrangements, inheritance arrangements, and more. On the last page there is a large diagram: "Pattern of the interior area of the people section from the great Beit Midrash of the Hevrah' Kaddisha seven kruim from the city of Minsk".
One of the most important books ever published on the history of the venerable Minsk community.
, 35-187,  p. (Page numbering begins in the first notebook, and continues here from page 35). Very good condition.