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  • Tags: Khalil Youssuf

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

Date: 9/5/1902
A letter, probably from Khalil, asking about the water issue in Shaghour. He discusses sending money to family while also asking about land for sale and debts to people in the village. Lastly, he sends his greetings.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_014.pdf

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: 1/9/1902
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: 4/10/1901
A letter from Aziz to his father Asaad sending Easter greetings and wishes to family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_008.pdf

Date: 4/25/1901
A letter from Aziz to his father Asaad that includes his greetings to family and friends. Aziz also asks for his father to continue praying for him as he always does.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_009.pdf

Date: 5/18/1902
A letter from Aziz who sends greetings to his family and friends and tells his father that he sent him money. Aziz also shares that he recently partnered with his cousin for business.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_012.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: 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: 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: 7/20/1905
A letter from Aziz who informs his father that he sent a watch and [illegible] to his brother Youssuf. He sends greetings to family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_030.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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 6/17/1900
A letter from Khalil to Asaad Butrus Raad. After writing greetings to all of the family, Khalil asks the hand of Asaad's daughter Shafiqa. He asks him to talk with his father about arrangements and details.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_005.pdf

Date: 8/8/1902
A letter from Khalil who sends greetings to his family and friends and tells his uncle that a friend is returning to Lebanon for visit. He also asks his uncle to send a response when they receive money. Lastly, Khalil asks his father and uncle to…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_013.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: 9/5/1903
A letter from Khalil who asks his uncle Asaad about his father who was sick and died. He sends his love, prayers, and greetings to his father and family. Khalil asks what his father's final words were.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_016.pdf
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