Condolence letters re: death of Leland Stanford: Di - Du includes Melissa P. Dodge (Mrs. Wm. E), Sister Dolores, and Robert W. Douthat

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My dear Mrs. Stanford: I sympathize with you in your great sorrow. Very sincerely yours, Mary Cutter Dinsmore.

Marysville, California. June 21st, 1893.

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Seattle Wash June 27th 1893 512 East St.

Dear Mrs Stanford.

My tenderest sympathy goes out to you in this great greif that has come upon you may the good Lord give you strength to go through it all, he will watch over you and keep you in your sad and lonely life your Husband was a good man you have that great comfort as long as you live which in itself is a great comfort. Mrs. Standford I know you will wonder at this letter when you get it but I could

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of being colored I felt a little [hu?] I told him I would write to Mr Standford and as him myself he said Mr Standford would not take any notice of my letter. I wrote to Mr. Standford he did notice my letter and wrote me a kind letter saying he did not know what he woud untill the School was done. I will never for get him and when I heard he was dead I felt sad for I know a good man had gone. now dear Mrs. Standfor[d] I hope you will not feel displeased at this letter. good bye dear Lady god help you and keep you. Yours humbly T Dixon

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not help writing to you though I never saw you or Mr. Standford that I know of. But ever since you began the great Univeristy I have watched the papers and read a great deal about you and Mr. Standford and it seemed to me you were both trying to do so much good in this world that I alway[s] loved you both with out seeing you. I have 3 children two Boys and a girl. one day I was talking about the University to a gentleman and he told me that I need not worrie my self about that place as my children could never go there on

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GMCD [imprint]

Dear Mrs. Stanford.

Mr. Dixon and I extend to you our most sincere sympathy. The sympathy felt and expressed by each one for you. Must carry you comfort and strength. here in the midst of your great grief and loneliness -

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