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  • Tags: Khalil Youssuf

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: 1/7/1904
A letter from Khalil who tells his uncle to do what he sees right in work according to the power he has from Khalil, and to send him the costs of any renovations and contributions to church. He asks about his sister Maryam.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_021.pdf

Date: 1/9/1902
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 which is due to a heavy workload. He then asks about…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_010.pdf

Date: 10/22/1903
A letter from Aziz who reassures his father about his life and work and sends greetings to his family and friends. Due to the Beirut riot, Aziz was unable to send money to his family.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_017.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: 11/3/1900
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

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: 12/15/1903
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

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: 12/6/1903
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

Date: 1891-08-18
A letter from Khalil (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 and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_001.pdf

Date: 1897-09-10
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

Date: 1899-08-27
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 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

Date: 1899-09-13
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
A letter from Khalil who expresses his love and admiration of Shafiqa and asks for her hand for marriage so she can come to the United States with her brother Aziz. *The letter is undated, but due to the context we assume it was written between June…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_046.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: 2/15/1901
Two letters: One from Khalil to his uncle Asaad, apologizing for late writing to him due to work, asking about family and friends, and sending greetings. The second letter is from Aziz to his father Asaad, telling him about the marriage of Khalil and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_007.pdf

Date: 2/7/1903
Two letters: 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 reassures…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_015.pdf

Date: 2/9/1904
A letter from Khalil who advises his uncles to buy the property of Alphons Naqash and use it to build a church. He encourages the family to be in agreement on this issue.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_022.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
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