29 June 1889, Postcard from Johann Jacob Frautschi to Christian Frautschi

About the Original Manuscript:

This postcard was written by John J. Frautschi and sent from St. Paul, Minnesota, to his brother Christian in Madison, Wisconsin. Only digital formats of the original letter and envelope, as well as the transcription and translation, 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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Johann writes Christian to say he has received the news of their brother Johannes's death. He plans to visit Christian in Madison, Wisconsin, on the 4th of July.

Text of postcard:

German | English

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

Commercial use prohibited. Copyright 2003, by the The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System


Created: 5 August 2003

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