The Digital Edition of the Heinrich Simon Papers : Letter to Heinrich Simon from Minna and Auguste Simon

Simon, Juliane Wilhelmine (Minna), 1779/83-1850, Gräff, Sophie Auguste, née Simon, 1808-

The Digital Edition of the Heinrich Simon Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Minna Simon writes a stern letter to her son Heinrich on his sixteenth birthday, reminding him of the flaws in his behaviour and the need for him to overcome them, as well as his obligation to work hard, as he will not have any inheritance to fall back on. Heinrich’s sister Auguste adopts a lighter tone, informing her brother of the initial worries about the health of the Fischers’ third daughter and telling him amusing stories about one of her school teachers.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Note(s):</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>This letter must have been written shortly before 29 October 1821, so that Heinrich would receive it just before or on his birthday.</p>

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