11 December 1900, Letter from Johann Jacob Frautschi to Christian Frautschi

About the Original Manuscript:

This letter was written by John J. Frautschi in St. Paul, Minnesota, and sent to his brother 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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Johann writes about the health concerns of family members, thanks Christian for the wedding gift he sent for Ida's wedding, and expresses regret that no one from Christian's family could have attended the wedding. He asks about Adolf and whether Erwin has recovered, and sends Christmas greetings. A postscript notes that Schrumps has written from Denver, saying that he has not yet recovered.

Text of letter:

German | English

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

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Created: 12 November 2003

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