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  • Tags: Asaad Butrus

Date: 1/17/1907
A letter from Youssuf who reassures his father about himself and his brother, Aziz, and sends greetings to family and friends. Youssuf jokes about Aziz's Arabic handwriting which is not very good.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_037.pdf

Date: 3/23/1907
A letter from Aziz who informs his father that business is not going well and that is why he didn't write for a while. He also shares that his brother Salem, is moving to Salem, West Virginia to open a new store. Aziz sends greetings to his family…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_038.pdf

Date: 3/19/1908
A letter from Aziz informs his father about Khalil's court case. Khalil had lent some money to a man, Andraws Remanna, but he didn't pay him back so Khalil took him to court.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_039.pdf

Date: 11/15/1909
A letter from Khalil who asks if his family received the things he sent earlier and about the water issue in Shaghour. He asks about buildings in Kafra, Lebanon, and sends greetings to family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_040.pdf

Date: 10/6/1911
A letter from Aziz who sends money to his father through Ottoman Bank and reassures him about his businesses. He goes on to send his greetings to family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_041.pdf

Date: 7/15/1912
A letter from Aziz who asks about a piece of land for sale and how much it costs. Then he shares that he is sending clothes with a friend who is visiting Lebanon.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_042.pdf

Date: 5/6/1914
A letter from Sassine Asaad Butrus who reassures his father about his life and discusses the wait for his sister's arrival. He sends greetings to his family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_043.pdf

Date: 6/12/1915
A letter from Aziz who reassures his father about business and shares news of friends and family in diaspora.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_044.pdf

Date: 8/29/1919
A letter from Laila Mahmoud who informs Asaad Butrus she received money from Youssuf Jirjis for water and firewood, [handwriting not very clear]
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_045.pdf
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