29 December 1895, Letter from Johann Peter Frautschi to his brother Christian Frautschi
About the Original Manuscript:
December 29, 1895, from Johann Peter Frautschi
to his brother Christian Frautschi
Original in University of Wisconsin-Madison. Max Kade Institute. Frautschi Letters (JP1895/c1895)
Letter begins: It was a negligence on my part that I did not write you sooner.
Date: 1895 Dec. 29, Elizabeth, Minnesota
Published versions: none
Physical description:  p. on  leaves; 12 x 19 cm. folded to 7 x 12 cm.
Notes: In German. Includes a watermark or woman's profile. Ruled paper; black ink. In envelope, 9 x 13 cm.
About the Electronic Version:
Creation of machine-readable version: Muriel
Gunderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Conversion to TEI-conformant markup: Muriel Gunderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
LIS839 Special Collections in the Digital Environment (Spring 2000)
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Johann writes to his brother, Christian, about the wonderful weather and growing season he experienced in Minnesota and includes the prices of crops. There is some reflection on life and death after receiving news of the death of his brother's child.
Text of letter:
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