21 April 1914, Letter from Johann Jacob Frautschi to relatives in Saanen, Switzerland

About the Original Manuscript:

This letter was written by John J. Frautschi in St. Paul, Minnesota, and sent to his relatives in Saanen, Switzerland. Only digital formats of the original letter, 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 offers his sympathy to his nieces and nephews on the death of their mother Katharina (Reuteler) Frautschi, who had died on March 2, 1914, at the age of 64.

Text of letter:

German | English

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

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Created: 13 February 2004

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