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Krichauff, F. E. H. W.; Bütefisch, Th., Wendt, J. M.; Vosz, H. L.; Balk, C. G.
Anleitung für Auswanderer nach Adelaide, Süd-Australien
Adelaide: S. n., 1874. First edition. No wrappers. Bound by sewing. Overall in good condition.. First edition. XVI p. Extremely scarce German emigration booklet by German pioneers in Adelaide, with accurate and useful facts about South-Australia. With detailed information about political, legislative and financial system, its natural resources and agriculture, also about wineries, the factories and the wages, the population and the German community and its facilities. Signed and dated in Adelaide on "Neujahrstage, 1874" by five respected pioneers of the German community in Adelaide: Friedrich Eduard Heinrich Wulf Krichauff (1824-1904) who arrived to Australia in 1848, became a politician and held various public offices. He was also involved in agriculture and according to this pamphlet he worked as a land agent. Joachim Matthias Wendt (1830-1917) who migrated to Adelaide in 1854 and became a renown watchmaker and jeweller. Heinrich Ludwig Vosz (1812-1886) who arrived in Adelaide in 1848, set up as a cabinetmaker and joiner, and was involved in the establishment of water-supply and drainage system of Adelaide. He owned a hardware store and was the first to manufacture paint in Australia. Very less is know about the other two signatories. Carl Georg Balk (1834-1876) arrived to Australia in 1854, emigrated from Syke bei Bremen and became a merchant, and Theodore(?) Bütefisch came from Rendsburg and also became a merchant in Adelaide. The brochure was reviewed in the contemporary German geographical journal, the Globus, in 1876 (Karl, A.). … [Click Below for Full Description]
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