17 April 1905, 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 that he thinks it best to take the same train line from St. Paul as they will be taking from Madison, to avoid having to have luggage transferred. He hopes to arrive in Madison on the evening of the 24th, and hopes his passport will have arrived at Christian's house by then.

Text of letter:

German | English

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

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Created: 11 February 2004

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