Ottoman Turkish Travel Document/Receipt

Title

Ottoman Turkish Travel Document/Receipt

Subject

Description

This is old Ottoman Turkish. It is likely an acknowledgment by a man called "Abdulraheem the son of (name not clear) Hassan Asfahani from the state of Iran and a resident in Najaf" to "Joseph Oussani from Ottoman state who resides in Baghdad." It states receipt of money and costs of traveling (to the US, specifically to Chicago) and food and drinks. There are also names of witnesses written on the right side: Abu Talib, Mirza AlHamza, Saed Mahmoud Kamil, Haji Ali, name not clear, only a signature. Includes other information.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Date

Rights

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Format

Text/pdf

Language

Type

Text

Identifier

Oussani2018-0284

Files

https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0284.pdf

Citation

“Ottoman Turkish Travel Document/Receipt,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed April 16, 2024, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/82170.