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مطالبة سكان الحولة بضم البلدة إلى قضاء مرجعيون خلال مؤتمر السلام

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Title

مطالبة سكان الحولة بضم البلدة إلى قضاء مرجعيون خلال مؤتمر السلام

Subject

Annexation to Greater Lebanon

Description

To the Head of the Political Bureau and the Drogmanat
Petition from the inhabitants of Houle, requesting their annexation to Merjayoun

To his Excellency General Gouraud
“We, the undersigned inhabitants of the village el Houlé, have heard with astonishment certain rumors stating that the Houlé depends on Palestine. We unanimously protest against this fact, and ask the following:
All the Houle's relations, especially trading, are being held with Jdeide-Merjayoun and El Konaitre. Therefore, we strongly deny the rule of Jews in this region; we urge our attachment to the French zone administered by the Great French Power.
We seek the constitution of the Houlé in a Moudiriah, dependent on the Merjayoun Caza […]”

Signed: 31 signatures and seals

Source

France. Ministère des Affaires étrangères
Direction des Affaires Politiques et Commerciales
Archives Diplomatiques
Série: E-Levant 1918-1929
Sous -Série: Syrie-Liban-Cilicie
Reel 126
P.25-25bis

Date

September 15, 1920.

Language

Arabic

Citation

“مطالبة سكان الحولة بضم البلدة إلى قضاء مرجعيون خلال مؤتمر السلام,” AUB Libraries Online Exhibits, accessed May 22, 2024, https://online-exhibit.aub.edu.lb/items/show/3680.