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Title Otto Albrecht Letter and Translation
Author Albrecht, Otto
Date Nov 1860 - 19 Jan 1928
Document Type Correspondence; Manuscript
Reference SC 176
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Description The collection contains an 1860 letter to Otto Albrecht's parents, in which he discusses the gubernatorial and presidential elections and in particular mentions German political activist Carl Schurz and Lincoln's campaign in Philadelphia. Also present is a family tree and a letter which discusses the translation of Albrecht's 1860 letter, which also appears in this document.
Biographical Note / History Otto Albrecht and his brother August immigrated to Philadelphia in 1860 from the Kingdom of Hanover to avoid conscription.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Motives for Emigration
Country (from) Germany
Country (to) United States of America
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality German
People Albrecht, Otto; Schurz, Carl
Keywords push factors, conscription, military, money, election, politics, Republican, Democrat
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language German; English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania