12 January 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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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)



Letter from Johann Jacob Frautschi to reply to his brother Christian Frautschi. He tells his brothers some information about his wife, Ruben, Lille and his son George. He mentions the weather and his business. He also mentions Adolf, who sent them some photographs of the Philippines.
He also gives his thanks to God.

Text of letter:

German | English (scanned document) | English (HTML document) | SGML-encoded text

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: 12 November 2003

Comments to: kkurdylo@wisc.edu