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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
"Yousef" (Joseph) Oussani's ticket to the Chicago World's Fair, 1893 for the Turkish Village.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0280.pdf

Date: 1893
This is old Ottoman Turkish. A receipt of money paid by Joseph Oussani to [first name not clear] Rustum.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0282.pdf

Date: 1893
This is old Ottoman Turkish. [it is likely an acknowledgment by a man called "Abdulraheem the son of (name not clear) Hassan Asfahani from the state of Iran and a resident in Najaf" to "Joseph Oussani from Ottoman state who resides in Baghdad". It…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0284.pdf

Date: 1893
The last paragraph of an Arabic letter from Thomas Oussani to his sons, Joseph and Yak. Another paragraph features a letter from John Oussani to brothers Joseph and Yak probably from the same letter, dated September 14, 1893 in Baghdad, Iraq. Two…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0285.pdf

Date: 1893
A letter to Joseph Oussani from his brother dated March 16, 1893 in Baghdad. Two handwritten English translations and a photocopy of the letter are included in the folder.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0286.pdf

Date: 1893
An Arabic letter from Joseph Oussani in Baghdad, Iraq to Chicago, Illinois dated April 20, 1893. A photocopy of the letter is also in the folder.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0288.pdf

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

Date: 1893
An Arabic travel journal written by Joseph Oussani detailing his journey from Baghdad, Iraq to the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition in Illinois. A translation by Leon Bushara is also included in the folder and a photocopy of the original…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0292.pdf

Date: 1893
Ottoman Passport in old Ottoman Turkish and French. Holder's name is Joseph Thomas, born in Baghdad and resident therein. Addressed to officials and military members in freind states to the Ottoman Empire to allow him "lesser passer" and provide help…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0294.pdf

Date: 1893-07-31
A letter from W. Hobeien to Ameen Rihani, dated July 31, 1893.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/56dt1kx8t2qas93/Rihani2018AR19_119.pdf

A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirm birthdate of Antonios Mari'a Tannour on July 29, 1893. Written by Father Khouri Elias Qardahi on September 12, 1909.
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Date: May 1909
A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirm baptism of Youssef Tannous Shaheen Rezqallah in 1893. Written by Father Khouri Youhanna Maron alRaghraghi on May 17, 1909.
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Date: January 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Youssef Hatem on January 25, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Shahla daughter of Saleem Abi Khedher on January 15, 1893.
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Date: May 1910
A handwritten letter in Arabic and English. Written by Rev. F. Michael Kouri, it certifies that Nazira Joseph Saidy was born on February 10, 1893 and baptzied on March 25, 1893.
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Date: October 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri (name not clear) on October 15, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Kaisar son of Melhem Saba on July 2, 1893, by Father Khouri Gregor Rius. Godfather wasFaris (last name not clear), and godmother was Saud…
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Date: Unknown
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Youssef Hatem on January 18, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Abdou son of Nekoula Nema Hatem on June 10, 1893.
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Date: August 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Mansour alKhouri on August 14, 1909. It confirms the birthdate of Mansour Boutrus on March 3, 1893.
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Date: May 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Mousa Abi Haidar on May 3, 1909. It confirms the birthdate of George Assaad Jirjis Freige on June 29, 1893. In addition to his name and birthdate, written on the bottom is "Card [are?] 9-8-09 Page 247."
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Date: August 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by by Father Khouri Rafael (last name not clear) on August 25, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Youssef son of Saleem Shalhoub on August 10, 1893, age (16). Written in pencil at the bottom is "Card 10-8-09 Page 266 Joseph…
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Date: March 1909
An Arabic letter by Father Khouri Youssef Mansour on March 3, 1909. It confirms the birthdate of two children of Nassif al Bistany: Kaisar on June 29, 1892, and Ogany on August 12, 1893.
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Handwritten letter in Arabic and English. The letter certifies that Tom Nassif Ajamie was born on December 28, 1892 and was baptized on February 2, 1893. The letter was signed by Rev. Gabriel Kouri on December 18, 1908.
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A handwritten letter in Arabic and English, certifying Olga George Aboutaja's birthday as October 15, 1893 and baptism as November 26, 1893. Godmother was Farah Rafael. The record also identifies her father as George Aboutaja and was signed by Rev.…
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Date: October 1908
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Nofia on October 5, 1908. It confirms the birthdate of Fadwa daughter of Fadhleh Njaimeh on August 26, 1893.
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Date: August 1909
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus Boutrus on August 23, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Najeeba daughter of Naoum Ayash Yezbek on August 10, 1893. Godfather was Elias Ayash Yezbek, and godmother was Nimnim wife of Hannah Mansour.…
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