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Ruthie On January 27, 2012




Woodbridge, Connecticut
#1New Post! Jan 27, 2012 @ 03:54:01
Can someone translate a german letter for me? From my great great grandfather. And how do I upload it?
Cinnamon On April 21, 2012




USA,
#2New Post! Feb 01, 2012 @ 00:01:28
I know someone who can translate it. Contact me via PM.

someone_else On August 30, 2012
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American Alps, Washington
#3New Post! Feb 01, 2012 @ 00:05:13
@Ruthie Said

Can someone translate a german letter for me? From my great great grandfather. And how do I upload it?



I don't know about uploading (but I'm sure someone here will be able to help you with that).

If you want to do it faster, it might work to Google a "German to English" translator and then type in the individual sentence. Sometimes colloquialisms don't translate word for word, but you can get enough to understand what the letter says.
CausaMortis On April 20, 2012




San Antonio, Texas
#4New Post! Feb 01, 2012 @ 00:18:59
Sorry can't help.

Let me know when your other grandfather from Spain mails you a letter.
someone_else On August 30, 2012
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American Alps, Washington
#5New Post! Feb 01, 2012 @ 00:21:47
@CausaMortis Said

Sorry can't help.

Let me know when your other grandfather from Spain mails you a letter.



Not that it matters, but being that this is her great great grandfather and she needs help translating, chances are gr-gr-grandfather is long deceased and therefore probably didn't mail it to her.
sister_of_mercy On March 11, 2015




London, United Kingdom
#6New Post! Feb 01, 2012 @ 00:27:37
I wonder what the odds of the OP actually returning are.
someone_else On August 30, 2012
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American Alps, Washington
#7New Post! Feb 01, 2012 @ 00:30:38
@sister_of_mercy Said

I wonder what the odds of the OP actually returning are.



Should we start making bets?
sAeGeSpAeNe On July 14, 2021
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#8New Post! Feb 01, 2012 @ 01:18:38
@Ruthie Said

Can someone translate a german letter for me? From my great great grandfather. And how do I upload it?



Translating is easy,... It's the actual reading that is difficult. The older the letter, the more likely that it is written in a cursive schrift that few, today, can decipher. I've helped some on this forum before, and probably would be able to help you... Send me a PM.
someone_else On August 30, 2012
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American Alps, Washington
#9New Post! Feb 01, 2012 @ 01:28:00
@sAeGeSpAeNe Said

Translating is easy,... It's the actual reading that is difficult. The older the letter, the more likely that it is written in a cursive schrift that few, today, can decipher. I've helped some on this forum before, and probably would be able to help you... Send me a PM.



That is a very good point.
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