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Letter from Donald Reese, Mayor of New Castle, Delaware

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The mayor of New Castle, Delware writes to Mayor Menino to offer the support of his city. He tells of the long history of mutual aid and support between Boston and New Castle.

Letter from a blind poet from Florida

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A blind poet from Hallandale, Florida sends a letter and a poem to the people of Boston. The poem begins by using Boston as an acronym and "concludes with my heartfelt love and prayers."

A letter from a family to the people of Boston

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A family sends their condolences to the people of Boston and the family of Martin Richard.

A letter from Miss Fuller and her first grade students

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A letter from Miss Fuller and her first grade students to Mayor Menino.

A letter and copies of a poem from a woman in Chicago, Illinois

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The author of a religious poem sent a letter and copies of the poem to Mayor Menino and the families of the victims of the bombings.

A letter and pamphlet from a religious organization called Loquate

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The religious organization Loquate sent a letter and pamphlet to Mayor Menino. The pamphlet outlines their seminars and the letter suggests they could be used for interfaith dialogue.

Letter from a student in Springfield, Illinois

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A student in Springfield, Illinois sends his condolences and prayers to the people of Boston.

Card and letter from a woman from Springfield, IL

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A woman in Springfield, Illinois sent a card and letter to Mayor Menino and the people of Boston.

A woman from Willowbrook, IL writes to Mayor Menino with a request

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A woman from Willowbrook, IL requests a new boat for David Henneberry from Mayor Menino. David Henneberry's boat was damaged in the capture of suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

A letter from the president of the Village of Winnetka, IL to Mayor Menino

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The president of the Village of Winnetka, IL officially offers the condolences of the people of the Village of Winnetka to the people of Boston.