Autograph letter sealed 'Lütfullah Vehbi' as 'Erzurum müftüsü', to an unnamed friend.
LÜTFULLAH VEHBI, (Ottoman scholar, deputy of Erzurum), (1850-1919?).
ALS., [Dated AH Fî 24 Tesrînisânî 322] = 1906, [Erzurum].
Original autograph letter sealed by Lütfullah Vehbi as'Erzurum müftüsü', to an unnamed friend. 20x13 cm. In Ottoman script. 1 p. 12 lines. Dated November 24, 1906 [AH 1322]. Signed as 'Erzurum müftîsi' [i.e. The cleric of Erzurum]. Lütfullah Vehbi Efendi was born in 1850 [AH 1266] in Erzurum. He was an Arabic teacher at the Military School of Erzurum in 1878, and he was the müftü [i.e. cleric] of Erzurum in 1897. After his retirement, he was a deputy of Erzurum city in the Osmanli Meclis-i Mebûsân [i.e. Ottoman parliamentary]. He is famous with his annotation to 'Cilâu'r-Ruh' by Molla Abdurrahman Camî, titled 'Feyzü's-sünûh'.