8 April 1887, Letter from Johann Peter Frautschi to his brother Christian Frautschi
About the Original Manuscript:
8 April 1887, from Johann Peter Frautschi to
his brother Christian Frautschi
Original in University of Wisconsin-Madison. Max Kade Institute. Frautschi Letters (MKI/Frautschi3/JP1887)
Letter begins: Dear Brother, I did receive your letter.
Date: 8 April 1887, Elizabeth, Minnesota
Physical Description:  p. on  leaves ; 20.5 x 25 cm (entire letter), 20.5 x 12.5 cm (each leaf)
Published versions: none
Notes: Ruled paper. Written in blue ink. Watermark/embossed image with portrait of a woman (upper left hand corner of 2nd leaf). In envelope postmarked from Elizabeth, MN Abril 1887(8.5 x 14.5 cm). Secondary postmark cancellation on backside indicates "Madiso.REC"
About the Electronic Version:
Creation of machine-readable version: Lori
Delaney, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Conversion to TEI-conformant markup: Lori Delaney, University of Wisconsin-Madison
LIS839 Special Collections in the Digital Environment (Spring 2000)
Note: Page images have been included from the original source.
pages 4 and 1
pages 2 and 3
Credits (scanned image): Lori Delaney
Dates (scanning): 4/10/2000, 4/17/2000
Hardware: Mikrotek Scan Maker 4
Scanning software: ScanWizard 3.2.4 (MikrotekLab, Inc., c1995)
Letter from Johann Peter Frautschi to his brother Christian Frautschi. Includes invitation to Christian to visit Johann, and commentary on the author's state of health. Ends with a religious verse "from Saanen."
Text of letter:
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