Letter of protection to Christians

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Letter of protection to Christians
by Umar, translated by Simon Ockley
As translated in the 1708 The Conquest of Syria, Persia and AEgypt

From Omar Ebno'l Alchitab to the inhabitants of AElia,

They shall be protected and secured both in their lives and fortunes, and their churches shall neither be pull'd down, nor made use of by any but themselves.