20 January 1904, Letter from Johann Peter Frautschi to his brother Christian Frautschi

About the Original Manuscript:

January 20, 1904 letter from Johann Peter Frautschi to his brother Christian Frautschi.
Original in University of Wisconsin-Madison. Max Kade Institute. Frautschi Letters (MKI/Frautschi3/JP1904)

Sender: Johann Peter Frautschi
Letter begins: Dear brother Christian... I did receive your letter,...
Date: 1904 Jan. 20, Elizabeth (MN)
Published versions: none
Physical Description: [1] leaf ; 26 x 21 cm folded to 6 x 10 cm
Notes: In German. In black ink. Paper yellowed. Folded to fit envelope.Watermark: "Fountain."Accompanied by envelope: 9 x 13 cm.

About the Electronic Version:

Creation of machine-readable version: Julie Gutmanis, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Conversion to TEI-conformant markup: Julie Gutmanis, University of Wisconsin-Madison
LIS839 Special Collections in the Digital Environment (Spring 2000)
Note: Page images have been included from the original source.

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Credits (scanned images): Steve Arendt, John Degon, Julie Gutmanis
Date(s) of scanning:
4/17/00; 4/24/00
Scanning Hardware: Mikrotek Scan Maker 4
Scanning software:
Scan Wizard 3.2.4 (MicrotekLab, Inc., c1995)


(Jacob) Peter Frautschi writes that in Saanen several old people close to them have died, including Aunt Lisi. He remarks that only God can tell what the new year will bring. Finally, he notes a migration, primarily of young people, to North Dakota, Canada, and Washington.

Text of letter:

| German | English | SGML-encoded text |




Markup: Julie Gutmanis


Editorial Notes:



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Created: 14 April 2000

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