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Hartwig, Theodore E. F. / Letters, 1846 and 1851 [Transcriptions]
Call Number, SC 167

Cedarburg (Wis) September 25, 1846,   pp. [1]-23 PDF (8.9 MB)

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me and also because I would then have seen Louis.    On my
 arrival at Cassel, I was received in a friendly manner at
 Nobrandts, where I spent several enjoyable days, partly at 
Gerbers, partly at San Souci.  I then had to make a side
 trip with Carl Kuchenbecker through the Senifartswald to
 Weisshutte in order to see Minchen Kuchenbecker once more, 
and carry out several of Hugo's instructions.
 Through the good offices of Hartwig, I receivee at
 Barenfeld's in Cassel, exchange on New York which pleased me
 greatly because thereby all troubles and worries about the
 steamer, and also in Bremen, were relieved.   Wednesday evening,
Jane 10, I travelled on the omnibus to Munden and arrived 
there early Thursday morning.  I wanted immediately to go on,
by steimship, but that was so filled with emigrants that I 
could not secure any space and was forced to spend another 
day  in Munden.
 I tried to pass the time as pleasantly as possible,
 and with fairly good success, since I visited a beer garden, 
the so-called Andreschen Berggarten which has a very beautiful
 setting--not only real good beer but also, what pleased me
 more, a grand piano on which my fingers danced to my heart's content.  
The landlord, who had either heard only bunglers or 
had no understanding of music, whatever, declared emphatically that I was
a good player, and after I had sung a little song for him, he would nto depart
from my side.  Along with this I ate my dinner and enjoyed the beer which
was really very good, adn when I asked, in the evening, what my bill might
be, I received the following answer, "I consider that it

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