İstanbul, Türkiye

Letter from the Genel Directorate of Pious Endowments announcing the confiscation of the bonds endowed by Mehmed Kâmil Bey in conformity with the law banning dervish lodges, 17 November, 1925


  • Title: Letter
  • Date: 1925-11-17
  • Transcript:
    Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Pious Foundations Istanbul Directorate of Cash Endowments Number 1083 S To the Esteemed General Directorate of the Ottoman Bank; It has been observed that the interests on cash and Unified Debt bonds entrusted to your Bank by Kâmil Bey to provide for certain expenditures of the Mevlevihane of Kasımpaşa, had been collected up to this day by Seyfeddin Effendi, Sheikh of the aforementioned Mevlevihane. However, given the closing down of dervish lodges the aforementioned cash and bonds should now be transferred to our administration. A specially appointed civil servant has therefore been charged with receiving the sum in question. We take this occasion, gentlemen, to confirm our loyal and friendly feelings. 17 November [(1])341(1925)
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