in Wisconsin History
A German immigrant describes coming to Wisconsin.
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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Development of the Railroads
|Pub Data:||Unpublished manuscript (SC 460) in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.|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 Unpublished manuscript (SC 460) in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.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: 7/4/2015|