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  • Creator is exactly "Khalil Joseph Nader Raad "

Date: 1891-08-18
A letter from Khalil (Khalil) to his father, Youssuf Raad. He sends his greetings and asks about the family and his father. Khalil asks his father to collect a notice of repayment (bill) from Khawaja Asaad Ibrahim, who will arrive in Lebanon soon and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_001.pdf

Date: 1897-09-10
A letter from Khalil to his father, sending greetings to his father and family. Khalil informs his father that he lent his cousin [name not clear] 6 liras, and wants his father to take a payment note for one year. He reassures his father about…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_002.pdf

Date: 1899-08-27
A letter from Khalil to Asaad Butrus, sending greetings to all of his family. He apologizes for missing [names not clear] in the station and sends money to family. To ensure the family receives the money, he asks for confirmation of receipt.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_003.pdf

Date: 1899-09-13
A letter from Khalil to Asaad Butrus, sending greetings to all of his family. Khalil sent Butrus 30 liras through the Ottoman Bank transfer and asks him to write a note and give it to Khalil's father. Khalil requests Asaad to write back when he…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_004.pdf

Date: 6/17/1900
A letter from Khalil to Asaad Butrus Raad. After writing greetings to all of the family, Khalil asks the hand of Asaad's daughter Shafiqa. He asks him to talk with his father about arrangements and details.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_005.pdf

Date: 1900
A letter from Khalil who expresses his love and admiration of Shafiqa and asks for her hand for marriage so she can come to the United States with her brother Aziz. *The letter is undated, but due to the context we assume it was written between June…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_046.pdf

Date: 11/3/1900
Two letters: One from Aziz & Shafiqa Asaad Butrus Raad to their father confirming the arrival to their cousin Khalil and asking about family and sending their regards. The second letters is from Khalil to his uncle, Asaad, confirming the arrival of…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_006.pdf

Date: 2/15/1901
Two letters: One from Khalil to his uncle Asaad, apologizing for late writing to him due to work, asking about family and friends, and sending greetings. The second letter is from Aziz to his father Asaad, telling him about the marriage of Khalil and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_007.pdf

Date: 5/12/1902
A letter from Khalil who asks about his uncle's health and assures him about his son Aziz and daughter Shafiqa. He sends his uncle money through the Ottoman Bank and asks him to write back confirming money receipt.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_011.pdf

Date: 8/8/1902
A letter from Khalil who sends greetings to his family and friends and tells his uncle that a friend is returning to Lebanon for visit. He also asks his uncle to send a response when they receive money. Lastly, Khalil asks his father and uncle to…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_013.pdf

Date: 2/7/1903
Two letters: First letter Khalil sends greetings to his family and friends. He then asks his uncle about the water issue in Shaghour, his son Youssuf, and becoming a cleric. Khalil then encourages his uncle to educate all of his sons and reassures…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_015.pdf

Date: 9/5/1903
A letter from Khalil who asks his uncle Asaad about his father who was sick and died. He sends his love, prayers, and greetings to his father and family. Khalil asks what his father's final words were.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_016.pdf

Date: 12/6/1903
A letter from Khalil who asks his uncle about his father's debts and the water issue in Shaghour.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_018.pdf

Date: 12/15/1903
A letter from Khalil who asks his uncle about the patrimony of Mar Sassine, the extending of the church and the house next to it, and the water issue in Shaghour.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_019.pdf

Date: 12/16/1903
Two letters: The first letter Aziz sends greetings to family and friends and congratulates his father for running the patrimony of Mar Sassine. In the second letter Khalil tells his uncle he is visiting his cousins and he couldn't send the things…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_020.pdf

Date: 1/7/1904
A letter from Khalil who tells his uncle to do what he sees right in work according to the power he has from Khalil, and to send him the costs of any renovations and contributions to church. He asks about his sister Maryam.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_021.pdf

Date: 2/9/1904
A letter from Khalil who advises his uncles to buy the property of Alphons Naqash and use it to build a church. He encourages the family to be in agreement on this issue.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_022.pdf

Date: 6/7/1904
A letter from Khalil who thanks his uncle for his recent letters where he confirms the receipt of items (clothes) sent by Khalil. Khalil apologizes for not sending the pistol/gun to his uncle and for not finding a trustworthy person to take it. He…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_023.pdf

Date: 8/19/1904
A letter from Khalil who asks about properties or lands for sale in the village, shares news of family and friends in diaspora, and tells him he is sending them money with a friend going home.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_024.pdf

Date: 8/25/1904
A letter from Khalil who tells his uncle that, Salem, his brother, is not going to Lebanon this year and he wants him to ask about a lady, Helen, for his brother to marry. He asks his uncle to request her family and hers approval.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_026.pdf

Date: 12/15/1904
A letter from Khalil who asks his uncle to confirm whether he talked to Helen's family about his brother Salem and whether money is needed.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_027.pdf

Date: 1905-1906
A part of a letter (first part missing) from Khalil which discusses the marriage of his brother Salem and the details of the proposal to the bride's family.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_047.pdf

Date: 9/28/1905
A letter from Khalil who discusses church maintenance and sends his greetings. He informs his uncle that Salem is visiting Lebanon, so he can send Youssuf with him, but he encourages Youssuf to learn English until then.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_032.pdf

Date: 12/10/1905
A letter from Khalil who sends greetings and asks about the water issue in Shaghour. He tell his uncle that he sent them clothes and asks him to confirm receipt.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_033.pdf

Date: 1/28/1906
A letter from Khalil who tells his uncle he started collecting donations for Mar Sassine church and explains the details.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_034.pdf
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