21 August 1875, Letter from Johann Peter Frautschi to his brother Christian Frautschi

About the Original Manuscript:

August 21, 1875, letter from Johann Peter Frautschi to his brother Christian Frautschi.
Original in University of Wisconsin-Madison. Max Kade Institute. Frautschi Letters (MKI/Frautschi3/JP8-1875)

Sender: Johann Peter Frautschi
Letter begins: Dear Brother, I received the precious letter...
Date: 1875 Aug 21, Elisabeth, MN
Published versions: none
Physical Description: [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm
Notes: In German. Ragged on left edge. In blue ink on lined paper. Faint watermark of indeterminate crest in upper left corner. Accompanied by envelope, 8 x 14 cm. Cancellation marks for Elizabethtown, MN.

About the Electronic Version:

Creation of machine-readable version: Carrie Seib, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Conversion to TEI-conformant markup: Carrie Seib, 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): Carrie Seib and Allen Verbrugge
Date(s) of scanning:
April 17, 2000
Hardware: Mikrotek Scan Maker 4
Scanning software: Scan Wizard 3.2.4 (MicrotekLab, Inc., c1995)


Johann Jacob Frautschi requests his brother Christian send money to be invested. Brief discussion of the harvest, the weather, and a sick child.

Text of letter:

| German | English | SGML-encoded text |



Markup: Carrie Seib


Editorial Notes:

The punctuation was retained as found in the original translation.


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Created: 14 April 2000

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