Split 30 of October 1929.

Dear brother.
I can tell you that I am well as is our mother and our family. Now my dear brother I can tell you that I have received your letter and the check for 20 dollars what you sent to mother and today I brought it to Split and gave it to the clerk in the towns savings-bank, they will sent it to Zagreb when they sent it back I will get the money and then I will write to you again (page 1). What do you write about Mate and where is he; he is in Bosnia working as a cop (some type it was called differently at that period but there is no translation – but it was not very popular) here is his address – Mata Radja Zandramerijski sergeant, Derventa, Bosnia. Now what you write how we live, we live as we did when you were here. What do you write about cattle, it was a good year. About grain, the year was bad because for the most of the year we had dry season. What do you write about the house if I put a roof, I did (page 2) but why do you ask because last year you asked me the same question and I wrote you back that I did put on the roof and that we did separated (I think the house and the land) you didn’t wrote back if You received that letter. Why do you write about not offending our mother, I would never do that she has enough, she works around the house and you how can one feel when he is alone. (page 3) And I am glad that we separated she can now drink coffee in peace. What do you write about Jandra and her son he is alive and well they are all well and Nikola is sending greetings and asking you to send him 1000 dinars as a lone without interest (as far as I can understand) if you don’t have the money he asked to write to him so he doesn’t hope for it. Now my dear brother receive greetings from Marta, they are all well, and now receive greetings from mother and daughter in law, your sisters and their husbands. By your brother Josip

Last Updates

Please provide corrections as needed....
Jim Radja
Vienna, Virginia, US of A

This page was created by John Cardinal's Second Site v1.9.16.
Site updated on 23 Dec 2009 at 4:49:55 PM; 3,042 people