11 June 1900, Letter from Ida Nell (Frautschi) Seidel to Christian Frautschi

About the Original Manuscript:

This letter was written by Ida Nell (Frautschi) Seidel in West St. Paul, Minnesota, and sent to her uncle Christian in Madison, Wisconsin. Only digital formats of the original letter and envelope, as well as the transcriptions and translations, are in the collection of the Max Kade Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Images courtesy of Janet Spaeth West and Rick Frautschi.

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Ida writes to thank her uncle Christian for a table he has sent as a wedding present. She also sends regards from her parents, and expresses the wish that the Madison Frautschis would come visit their relations in St. Paul.

Text of letter

Transliteration and translation: Robert S. Spaeth and Roger P. Minert, Ph.D.

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Created: 12 November 2003

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