Tooma Kassouf Letter

Title

Tooma Kassouf Letter

Description

An Arabic letter handwritten on December 22, 1913. the top portion is written by Rev. Eshahia Kefoury and certifies that Tooma Joseph Zaidan al Kassouf's was baptized on July 5, 1895 by Rev. Ehalia Kefoury. It lists his mother as Helena Zhaib and godfather as Habib Toma Zaidan al Kassouf. A second letter from Rev. Phillip Saikley, head of St. Elias Church in Zahle, confirms the date of baptism. The Arabic is mirror with English translations created by an unknown individual.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Rights

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Format

Text/jpg

Language

Type

Text

Identifier

LPL_BRR_KassoufTooma001_wm

Coverage

Zahle, Lebanon

Files

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Citation

Eshahia Kefoury and Phillip Saikley, “Tooma Kassouf Letter,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed July 2, 2020, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/24909.