23 March 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 is sending $248.70 to cover the cost of the tickets for the trip to Saanen, Switzerland. He asks whether Christian wishes to leave on the morning of the 25th or 26th of April, so that he can arrange his train from St. Paul to Madison. He also wants to know how Christian is planning on bringing money on the trip, whether in the form of checks or postal money orders.

Text of letter:

German | English

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

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Created: 29 January 2004

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