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Condolence letters re: death of Leland Stanford: K includes John J. Keane, Peter C. Kellogg, Maude Stanford Kinmouth, Elizabetha R. Kiplinger, Lucretia Wolcott Knowlton, and Mrs. J.H. Kyle

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of your dear husband and of yourself, to General Hampton and to each of us. I remember you saying, it was your daily prayer - he might be spared ten years longer, to complete the crowning work of his life, 'The Leland Stanford Jr University.' It is hard to understand, why, that prayer should not have been answered - and a useful life spared - but the Lord must have needed him for other works. And the completing of his earthly plans - are left to you - and I earnestly hope and pray, there will be comfort in keeping them but - I felt very nearly drawn to you that day at Palo Alto. We have had such severe

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afflictions in my own family - the death of a noble young brother just reaching manhood - And of my dear Mother - that I could appreciate all you had suffered & your tender allusions to your dear son, touched me deeply - recalling my brother - he returned only a few days, from the delightful western visit. The General stood the journey remarkably well. And has even

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