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  • donald gasper
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    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 8, 2003
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      >From: "Raul A. Gonzalez"
      >To: don_gasper@..., rmidgley@..., brennus@...
      >Subject: Rare postcard from Brazil to Germany
      >Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 09:47:27 -0400
      >
      >Don, Ralph, Brennus
      >
      >Last month I did very much appreciated your kind offer to provide
      >assistance on several old Volapuk messages I own. Today I was
      >inspecting several of my old postcards from South and Central
      >America. I found a rare very early use of a Brazil postcard to
      >Germany (from Blumenau, 1890 -- certainly not a portuguese town
      >name!). Even if the addressee and the addressed had German names,
      >the language in the back of the card was certainly not German. I
      >noticed though the word "Volap�kan" in the 4th line.
      >
      >Would you be kind enough to verify for me that this note was written
      >in Volapuk, and if possible, what was the general gist of the note ?
      >
      >With my best regards,
      >
      >Raul


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