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W3717 TO REV THOMAS BAKER from Susy M. Ganson
Sep 16 1882
To: Rev. Thomas Baker, 3 Bold Street, Hamilton. Ontario
From: Brantford, Ontario

My dear Mr. Baker,

Grandmama received a short time ago the paper containing the sad news of the death of your dear wife and of your grandchild, Mrs. McQuester's daughter.

She desires me to try and express to you and to Mrs. McQuester the very deep sympathy she feels for you in your sorrow and to let you know how greatly she regrets her inability to write to you herself.

Grandmama has been very ill and is now incapable of the least exertion. She has to exersise the greatest care in her manner of living and we all feel anxious about her.

Her sister, Mrs. Wilkes came on from California to spend the summer with her for this reason, and has only just returned.

My dear sir, we feel to the utmost how weak are all mere words at such a time as this must be to you, but we sincery trust that the thought that your friends are so truly feeling for you may not be unacceptable.

With the deepest love and sympathy from us all, believe me my dear sir,

Yours very faithfully,

Lucy M. Granson

For Mrs. J. N. Downs.




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