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Category: Translation - German
Approval Date: 3/3/2021 2:49 PM
Family Surname: Wigderovici/Idelovici
Country: Romania
Town: Stefanesti
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This appears to be a rough draft of a letter that my grandmother wrote to a friend. She was around 15 years old at that time. The page has a similar paragraph written in Romanian that talks about going to a "ball" or a dance. I am told it is written in Kurrent German script. I would love to know what she says in German.

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3/5/2021 1:09 AM Heute habe ich die Hochzeit bei Fräulein C. Idelovica
mitgemacht. Vor der Trauung wurde gar nicht getanzt, da
die Hochzeitsgäste sehr spät zusammengetreten sind; so
daß man mit dem Ceromoniel (=Zeremoniell) für die Reliegiese (=religiöse) Trau(...)
in Anspruch genommen gewesen war. Die Gesel(l)schaft
ist so zu neuen Bund aber zugleich sehr vertraulich
Der Ball wird erst Abend(s) nach dem Gastmahle
so vor zwölf Uhr beginnen. Es lässt sich nicht voraus-
wissen, wie sich die schwäre (=schwere) Frage: "Ob man mit
oder ohne (Ranzaliere?) tanzen werde." Ferneres für
Morgen. Grisse (Grüße) bestens
Pauline Wigderowitz

Today I attended the wedding at Miss C. Idelovica.
There was no dancing at all before the ceremony, because
the wedding guests gathered very late, so
that one had been occupied with the Ceromoniel (=ceremonial) for the Reliegiese (=religious) Trau(...). The Gesel(l)schaft (society)
is so to new covenant but at the same time very confidential (familiar?)
The ball will only start in the evening after the banquet
before twelve o'clock. It cannot be foreseen
how the difficult question will turn out: "Whether one should dance with or without
or without (Ranzaliere?)". Further for
Tomorrow. Grisse (greetings) best
Pauline Wigderowitz
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