Letter from Jacob Anthes to his parents, Martin and Catharine providing an update about his health and preaching activities. Anthes notes that he's unwell following extensive speaking engagements and travelling in snowy conditions, on roads in poor condition. He notes that several people in Port Elgin are sick with typhoid and comments that Old Bricker is unwell. Anthes also notes that Brother Busch is sick and struggling with building the new preacher’s home, and offers brief updates about visits from J. Schneider and Brother Umbach. Also included are comments about the weather and questions about various people, likely friends and family.
Handwritten German letter in black ink cursive.
Rieder and Anthes family fonds
Correspondence Received by Others
University of Waterloo Library. Special Collections & Archives. Rieder and Anthes family fonds. Many Meetings. GA200-4-28-5.