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Correspondence (outgoing), 1896 Mar 18-31

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San Francisco March 26, 1896.

Mrs. Mary K. Matthews,-

Highly prized friend,-

Your letter of congratulations and interest touched my heart deeply. I am humbled with gratitude to the all wise loving Father, not only that He united Heaven with earth to bring about Justice to the name and fame of my dear husband, but He raised up friends innumerable, among them yourself, who have

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Condolence letters re: death of Leland Stanford: Mad- Men includes Jerome Madden, O.B. Mahone, and Margaretta Manning

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comfort you and He will for the Lord is Good indeed and does not willingly afflict his children.

It is so hard for you and I pray that you may be comforted - I know your sorrow Every pang has been mine alone and it seems almost beyond our strength to bear.

But He who has lead will lead you on and bring His healing his comfort -

I wish I could say something to comfort your poor heart I know that cannot be for it is only Time can bring healing.

I have always felt so grateful for the sweet things you sent to me to read they have become precious to me but not a first that has also to come -

I have been here in my sweet old home some weeks and in its quiet have much time to think and hope for you - God bless and bring you comfort is my constant prayer for you - I am dear Mrs Stanford always -

Affectionately

Mary K. Matthews

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MKM [letterhead]

My dear Mrs Stanford

May I tell you how I sorrow with you and for you. You have been so constantly in my thoughts since the death of your good great husband.

What a void he leaves and how the world will miss him and his friends but you - God help you and comfort

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PS

Our good friend Judge Blatchford is very ill, he was always so warm, a friend of my husband Judge Matthews thus that is a great sorrow to me When you can may I hope to hear from you.

Always - Mrs Stanley Matthews

Ogdensburgh N.Y.

June 26th 1893

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