a consolatory letter;
a letter of sympathy;
a letter of consolation
Before the new year, I sent her a letter of sympathy.
I got many letters of consolation when my mother died.
She said that she was deeply moved by all the letters ofsympathy she had received.
They sent me a letter of sympathy.
As President, I have signed a letter of condolence to the family of each American who gives their life in these wars.
Her Majesty will be sending a private message of sympathy to the family.
In contrast, during my25 years of caring for humans I have written only a handful of similar notes to families after a loved one's death.
Take a list of all names and pass to GM for follow up letter.
It is customary in the west to send a thank-you note/ postcard in response to expressions of sympathy/ condolence.
Letters of encouragement came pouring in from people far and near.