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dc.contributor.author Fuchs, Adolphus
dc.contributor.author Rings, Lana (translator)
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-29T20:04:23Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-29T20:04:23Z
dc.date.issued 2010-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/9466
dc.description Translation, from the German, of a document found in UT Arlington's Special Collections. en_US
dc.description.abstract Adolph Fuchs was an immigrant; the Lutheran minister, he left Mecklenburg-Schwerin, in present-day northeastern Germany in 1845 and came to Texas. In our library’s Special Collections here at UT Arlington we have a pamphlet that was published in San Antonio after he came to Texas, rendering in print his last sermon to his congregation in the old country. In this sermon he explained what made him make such a momentous decision, for he came bringing his wife and seven children, and they made their home in Texas for the rest of their lives. What follows is the text of that pamphlet, translated into English. Notes and commentary follow the translation. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship University of Texas @ Arlington en_US
dc.language ger
dc.language.iso de en_US
dc.subject Immigration en_US
dc.subject Texas history en_US
dc.subject Sermon en_US
dc.subject Lutheran minister en_US
dc.title Farewell to the Old World en_US
dc.type Other en_US

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