Condolence Letter to Mrs. King


This letter from a middle school student in New York City is one of condolence written to Mrs. King the day after Dr. King’s assassination.

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Condolence Letter to Mrs. King
Friday, April 5, 1968
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[Inserted on right margin: 335 E [East] 108 St [Street] New York 10029, NY[New York] April 5, 1968] Dear Mrs. Martin Luther King, I am very sorry that your husband die [died]. He was a very great man. When my Mother [Erasure: MS illegible] and I heard the bad news, I felt very badly about that. I will [Underlined: pray] for you and him. In the assembly everyone was crying it was very sad to here [hear] that. I know how you feel about your husband. Your [Yours] truly
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