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  • Subject is exactly " Correspondence"

A letter from 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. He includes…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_001.pdf

Date: 1893
A statement from William B. Hess, the United States Consul General at Constantinople, certifying that Joseph "Yousoph" Oussani and 12 others are "engaged in business in the Ottoman Section of the World's Columbian Exposition of Chicago," dated 1st…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0289.pdf

Date: 1893
An envelope with F.D. Maghak, Bagdad, across the top, addressed to "Messieurs Joseph + Jacob Oussani," labeled "In the Persian Section of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago." Stamps on the envelope indicate it was posted in 1893.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0279.pdf

Date: 1893 July 31
A letter from W. Hobeien to Ameen Rihani, dated July 31, 1893.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/56dt1kx8t2qas93/Rihani2018AR19_119.pdf

A letter of thanks written to Tobia Attallah for his well wishes to the Queen for the wellbeing of her son, written by the Queen of Spain's secretary on October 10, 1896.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-001.pdf

An envelope addressed to Mr. Fares Abdallah Karam. Postmarked April 16, 1897 and sent from San Antonio, Texas. In Arabic, it asks to be routed to Beirut and then Amsheet, Lebanon.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-002.pdf

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

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 his 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

A shipping bill to Father Tobia Attallah, dated January 31, 1899. The company is Cammionage de Chemin de Fer de Paris et Lyon et la Méditerranée. The communication informs Attallah that a shipment for him will be leaving Marseilles on February 2.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-003.pdf

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: 1900 June 17
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 May 10
A handwritten receipt signed by Anton and Sons, dated May 10, 1900. Informing receipt of only 4 French francs (liras, as written in receipt) from Father Tobia Attallah, for the price of [bricks].

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-004.pdf

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

A letter from Aziz to his father, Asaad, sending Easter greetings and wishes to family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_008.pdf

A letter from Aziz to his father, Asaad, that includes his greetings to family and friends. Aziz also asks for his father to continue praying for him as he always does.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_009.pdf

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

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 the money he sent. Lastly, Khalil asks his father and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_013.pdf

A letter from Aziz sending Christmas and New Year's greetings to his family and friends. He shares that his sister, Shafiqa, had a baby girl on January 6th and apologizes for his lack of letters due to a heavy workload. He then asks about the recent…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_010.pdf

Date: 1902 May 12
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: 1902 May 18
A letter from Aziz who sends greetings to his family and friends and tells his father that he sent him money. Aziz also shares that he recently partnered with his cousin for business.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_012.pdf

A letter, probably from Khalil, asking about the water issue in Shaghour. He discusses sending money to family while also asking about land for sale and debts to people in the village. Lastly, he sends his greetings.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_014.pdf

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

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

Two letters: in 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

Two letters: In the 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…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_015.pdf
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