1 January 1865, Letter from Johannes Frautschi to Christian Frautschi

About the Original Manuscript:

Translation only in collection of Max Kade Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Frautschi Letters (MKI/Frautschi3); MKI has original letter and envelope in digital format only. Original documents in possession of Janet Spaeth West; images courtesy of Ms. West and Rick Frautschi.

About the Electronic Version:

Creation of machine-readable version: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Conversion to TEI-conformant markup: University of Wisconsin-Madison
LIS839 Special Collections in the Digital Environment (Spring 2000)


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Johannes Frautschi writes extensively about his work experiences to his brother, Christian. Johannes expresses moral outrage at times when discussing the behavior of his co-workers and superiors. Johannes also tells of his faith in God, his health and of a local riot.

Text of letter:

| German | English | SGML-encoded text |

Transliteration and translation: Robert S. Spaeth and Roger P. Minert, Ph.D.
Markup: Steven Arendt, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Created: 14 April 2000

Revised: 5 May 2003

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