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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: 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

Date: 10/31/1906
A letter from Youssuf Assad Butrus who reassures his father about himself and his brother, Aziz, then sends his greetings to all of his family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_036.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: 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: 11/28/1904
A letter from Aziz who reassures his father about his life and work. He asks about his brother Youssuf and whether he needs money or anything else while he is in school. Aziz tells his father that he would send some money when he could and that his…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_025.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: 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: 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: 1896
A marriage certificate for John Oussani, only half of the document, dated May 1896
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0296.pdf

Date: 1901
الكتابات او الملاحظات الاولى لامين ريحاني على شكل يوميات، جاءت بسيطة في الطرح وعميقة في الفكرة - كتبها بخط يده، بتاريخ الحادي عشر من تموز 1901 وحتى الثاني والعشرون من تشرين الثاني 1901. حوت هذه الملاحظات ما كان يخالج نفسه من هموم وافكار شخصية او تخص…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/q9z9gr8i228ax23/AR59pdf.pdf

Date: 1901
Members of the Oussani and Shea families seated outdoors with tea. The back says "from left, Joanna or Elizabeth Shea, Catherine Oussani, ?Man, Mrs. Shea, (Front Row) Margaret Oussani, Joseph Oussani, dog, Mrs. Balawan?, Regina Oussani, Peter…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0022.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: 1910
نسخة رسالة من امين الريحاني الى والدته في 29 كانون الاول 1910. فيها يبعث الريحاني بتحياته الى والدته ويدعوها الى التصبر على احوالهم الحاضرة ومرض اخته سعدا. كما يخبرها بضرورة متابعة قضاياهم في منطقة الشوق من قبل صهرهم يوسف.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/lvwmeldoykvnj2p/AR55_03_023.pdf

Date: 1947
Uncle Gabriel and his family stand outside of a stone house. Caption on the back reads, "Uncle Gabriel (Nell's uncle, her mother's brother) with his first wife and kids. 1947's."
https://www.dropbox.com/s/7cid225umw3d6x4/Kahdy2019_113.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: 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: 3/29/1906
A letter from Salem who informs his family he won't visit due to work issues. He asks them to request another lady's hand so she can come with Youssuf.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_035.pdf

Date: 4/6/1905
A letter from Aziz who reassures his father about life and work and expresses happiness for receiving his brother, Sassine's, handwritten letter. He also shares news of friends and family in the diaspora and sends greetings.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_028.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: 6/8/1905
A letter from Salem Youssuf who asks his uncle why he hasn't heard or received any letter about the bride matter. He sends greetings to family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_029.pdf
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