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  • Tags: Guinea

Date: 1924-02-10
A letter from As'ad Attallah who informs his father, Father Tobia, that he is sending a check of 500 francs through bank transfer as gift for his siblings and asks his father to pray for him to maintain good health and succeeds at work, so he can…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-040.pdf

Date: 1924-12-23
A letter from As'ad Attallah who informs his father that they will recieve some money soon and updates him about his work and conditions. Written on letterhead from: Achat et Vente de tous produits du pays, A. Couri Tobia Et. Dated December 23, 1924,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-041.pdf

Date: 1924-04-08
A letter from As'ad Attallah who informs his father that he visited his cousins and they welcomed him very well and offered him to work with them [Letter damaged and illegible]. Written on letterhead from: Chaya Freres Commercant. Dated April 8,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-043.pdf

Date: 1925-03-06
A letter from Joseph Moussi, listed as 'Negociant,' who sends 100 francs donation of masses. He informs Father Tobia that his son, As'ad, traveled to Argentina to visit his brothers and his health is not very well. He reassures him about the rest of…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-044.pdf

Date: 1926-01-12
A letter from Krouger Attallah who reassures his father, Father Tobia, about his work and staying with their cousin Yakoub (Jacob). He also asks about his brother, As'ad, and his location. He asks his father to write to their cousin Jacob as he is…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-051.pdf

Date: 1926-10-05
A letter from Krouger Attallah in reply to Nadim's request that Krouger writes to their father, Father Tobia, to send Nadim to live and work with Krouger. Krouger assures Nadim that he wrote to Father Tobia several times about it, but the latter…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-056.pdf

Date: 1926-12-14
A letter from Krouger Attallah which updates Father Tobia about his brother As'ad's condition and likely visit to Africa, asks about Nadim's learning/education process as it is required in Africa, and whether the money he sent has arrived or not, and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-057.pdf

Date: 1927-01-04
A letter from Krouger Attallah who greets his father for New Year and Christmas. He also advises his father to write to their cousin, Rizkallah, in Conakry to investigate with the post office the nondelivery of the 5000 francs he sent in October. He…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-059.pdf

Date: 1927-01-25
A letter from Krouger Attallah to Nadim Tobia. Krouger still worries about the nondelivery of the 5000 francs sent earlier. He advises Nadim not to come at present as businesses are not very well, and sends As'ad new address in Argentina and informs…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-060.pdf

Date: 1927-03
A letter to Father Tobia Attallah from Rizkallah who asks about the 5000 francs. Dated March 1927, Conakry.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-061.pdf

Date: 1927-03-08
A letter from Krouger Attallah who explains to his father the delay issue of the 5000 francs, due to bank transfer, and they should have it from a bank in Beirut. He updates Father Tobia about As'ad who is traveling to Africa. Dated March 8, 1927,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-062.pdf

Date: 1927-09-22
A letter from Krouger Attallah who assures his father about himself, stating that he couldn't leave his cousins and open his own shop, money not enough and they refused to let him go. He asks his father if they still have debts so he sends them…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-068.pdf

Date: 1928-01-12
A letter from Krouger Attallah who thanks Nadim for his letter and he is happy that they recovered from Dengue Fever. Krouger updates Nadim about As'ad, as he hasn't sent a letter for 3 months. Krouger asks Nadim not to travel and focus on learning,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-069.pdf

Date: 1928-08-16
A letter from Krouger Attallah who asks his father to help Mansour Faris in his divorce from his wife and he will pay 2000 francs. Krouger will send 1000 francs to his family. Dated August 16, 1928, Bisskirima, Guinea.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-074.pdf

Date: 1928-09-27
A letter from Krouger Attallah who asks Father Attallah about his brother, As'ad, and shares what he knows about him to present. Dated September 27, 1928, Bissikrima, Guinea.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-075.pdf

Date: 1929-05-09
A letter from Krouger Attallah who reassures his father about his health and asks him about businesses in Lebanon, if he would like to go back since work in Africa isn't very well. Also he asks about As'ad, his brother. Dated May 9, 1929, Bissikrima,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-078.pdf

Date: 1929-07-11
A letter from Krouger Attallah who assures his father about his health and asks about As'ad and Nadim. Dated July 11, 1929, Bissikrima, Guinea.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-080.pdf

Date: 1929-08-03
A letter from Krouger Attallah who asks his father about his decision regarding Nadim's travel, and to send 2 slippers with Shadid [last name not clear]. Dated August 3, 1929, Bissikrima, Guinea.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-081.pdf

Date: 1929-09-07
A letter from Krouger Attallah who sends 3000 francs to Nadimand told him that he sent the sponsorship docouments to the government in Conakry. Nadim will travel to Africa with Melhim, but Krouger asks him to stay home since businesses aren't very…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-082.pdf

Date: 1929-09-19
A letter from Krouger Attallah who confirms sending 3000 francs to Nadim and asks if Nadim has left or not. He updates his father that he hasn't received a letter from As'ad about traveling to Africa. Dated September 19, 1929, Bissikrima, Guinea.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-084.pdf

Date: 1929-10-15
A letter from Krouger Attallah who asks about Nadim's travel with Melhim Rahhal and requests that his father sends back the sponsorship documents which Krouger sent earlier. Krouger informs his father that he hasn't got any letter from As'ad, but he…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-086.pdf

Date: 1929-12-16
A letter from Nadim Attallah who sends his greetings and best wishes for Christmas and New Year, and informs his father that he and Krouger are staying with their cousins and they are doing good. Dated December 16, 1929, Bissikrima, Guinea.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-087.pdf

Date: 1930-01-07
A letter from Nadim Attallah who informs his father that Krouger sends 4000 francs (200 liras) to family and will likely visit them in summer and that there have been no letters from As'ad. At the end of letter Krouger sends his greetings to thier…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-089.pdf

Date: 1930-01-15
A letter from Nadim Attallah who updates his father about Krouger's visit to Lebanon this summer and As'ad's condition. Dated January 15, 1930, Mamou, Guinea.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-090.pdf

Date: 1930-06-16
A letter from Krouger Attallah who updates his father on businesses and life conditions. [This is page 1 of the original letter, page 2 not available.] Dated June 16, 1930, Conakry, Guinea.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-092.pdf
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