Melville B. Anderson
Menlo Park,9 August, 1905.My dear Friend:Mrs. Anderson and I were much touched this morning by the sadness of the death of Mrs. Muir, conveyed by a letter from Miss Safford. But we feel, as I trust you and your daughters are able to feel, that it is a blessed release for the sufferer. I need not assure you of my sympathy, you have been often in my thoughts of late. I wish you would assure poor Wanda of the heartfelt sympathy of both of us.Robert is on his way, I suppose, to Italy, expecting to arrive at Genoa on the 31st inst. I shall send him Miss Safford's letter, which, I know, will make him very sad.How hard it must be for Helen to be left alone in the desert at such a time! I should like to have her know of our remembrance and sympathy. I wish I were your neighbor so that I might, if possible, do you eme kind offices. I should be glad and proud to have you use me in any way.Yours most sincerely,Melville B. AndersonP. S. Flügel is in Germany; he will be sincerely grieved to hear of your affliction. I shall write him to-day.03407
Menlo Park [Calif.]
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.
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