Cover addressed from Isaac Safra c/o Ezra J. Safra of the famous Aleppo Jewish banking family 10/03/1945, post stamped : Khan al Gumruk, Aleppo. Mailed to a New York based trading corp.
Reuben Gabbai and sons stamp on a document from Aleppo. The Gabbais were originally from Baghdad, settled in Aleppo and Calcutta India. The Aleppo Gabbais were British Citizens and it is said that some may have served as consuls to British India in Aleppo. The name Gabbai means treasurer in Hebrew
A letter sent from the “Banque de Syrie et du Grand Liban” (Deir Ezzore branch) sent to the wife of archeologist Max Mallowan (Agatha Christie, famous British author). The back of the envelope is stamped in Qamishli, amouda and Hassakeh. Aghatha lived in a house built by her husband in Chagher Bazaar close to Amouda (Syria) where archaeological explorations were done and then moved to Tel Brak on the Jaghjagh river for more exploration over the Tel by her husband. They made frequent trips to Hassetche [Hassake] and Qamishli for picking up their mail and food shopping