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A German immigrant describes coming to Wisconsin.

Letter, 1853.


Gustave Runge, a German immigrant to Dane County, wrote this letter to his brother Franz in New Strelitz, Germany, in 1853. In it, Runge describes the weather, grain prices, railroad construction, and items he wished sent to him from Germany. Note: this manuscript has not yet been transcribed.

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Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
Development of the Railroads
19th-Century Immigration
Creator: Runge, Gustave
Pub Data: Unpublished manuscript (SC 460) in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.
Citation: Runge, Gustave. Letter, 1853. Unpublished manuscript (SC 460) in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives. Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=68; Visited on: 4/19/2014
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