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Submitted by Carol Sicherman

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - German
Approval Date: 8/3/2016 4:21 PM
Family Surname: Sicherman
Country: Poland
Town: Cracow, Gorz
Date of Image: 22 July 1916
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The picture shows Gorz, but the card was written and sent from Cracow, where the writer, Private Jacob Isak Sicherman, was stationed. He was writing to his wife, Matylda, who had recently returned to Boryslaw, her home town, and was living with her father, Markus S. Schiff. I would be grateful for (a) a transcription of everything written on the card except for the address; and (b) a translation. He signed himself as usual your faithful J. Isak. This card is one of 104 related cards in a book that I am preparing for publication.

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8/19/2016 8:20 AM Feldpost
[stamp:] K. u. K. Feldpostamt 186: 22.7.1916

Sicherman J. K.u.K. Wachkom VI
Feldk. 186

Markus S. Schiff
Pottak Gasse

Krak[au] 22.7.1916 - Teuerste Matyl [leb?]
Kann dir von meiner seite g.s.d. [gottseidank]
nur Guttes mitteilen. Gebe dir [Aleine[?] auch den Euch meine Lieben] Bloss guttes zu heren u. sehn bis dein mich besuchen habe nicht gewusst, dass [Baruch/Besuch?] mehr [nicht] hier ist beglück ihn eine Kart von [Kubylew] weitter kein besonderes bis[hier]. Küsse die l.[ieben] kinder u. Eltern [...] herz.[lich] Dein tr[euer] J. Isak
N.B. [= Notabene/Nebenbemerkung] deine K.[arte] von 11. erhielte heute

Krak[au] 22.7.1916 - Dear Matyl [leb?]
Thanks to god I can only report that I am doing fine.
[I give you as a task that i will have only good news from you and from all of you also from you and all of you ]
Untill your visit I did not know, that [Baruch?] is not here anymore - he shall enjoy a card.
From [Kubylew] up to now there is nothing especial to report. To kiss the dear children and parents
[...] cordially Your faithfull J. Isak
N.B. [= Notabene/postscript] your card from 11th reached me today

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