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Lena F. Barnes writes to say that her DAR chapter will be pleased for Martha Berry to take part in their program, unless to do so would go against doctor's orders, in which case they would be glad to receive Inez Wooten.
Miss Ricciardi writes to thank the Berry Schools for the opportunity to hear Dr. Norwood's talk and to enclose a gift for magazine subscriptions.
Letter to Helen Miller from Martha Berry asking her if Inez Wooten could speak at her school, The Spence School.
Miss Berry writes to Miss Mason asking about if it would be possible for a Berry Grad to meet with Miss Mason. She also worries that Berry's Boston friends would forget about the school since it has been so long.
Martha Berry tells why the students stay at school for Christmas. She discusses the work at Pilgrim Hall. She tells of the barrack that was housing some of the boys and how it burned. Berry explains the need of a fire-proof dormitory. She also thanks Mrs. Hammond for the books she sent her.
Martha Berry writes that she regrets missing the Edison celebration, but she had to go to Europe (Northeim). She also writes about how she appreciates Mrs Edison's interest and her introduction to Henry Ford. She invites Mrs Edison to visit and see the Ford buildings and writes about how she would love to visit the Edisons
Letter to Mrs. George H. Smiley from Martha Berry informing her that a young graduate of the Berry Schools, Inez Wooten, will be at Mohonk Lake and Miss Berry asks Mrs. Smiley if it might be possible for her to arrange for Miss Wooten to speak at Lake Minnewaska while she is there. Miss Berry also asks if Miss Wooten might show the moving pictures of the schools. Miss Berry asks her to inform Miss Wooten whether it would be possible for her to speak. She also thanks her for anything that she might be able to do to help.
Letter to Mrs. Daniel Smiley from Martha Berry saying that she can not come to the exhibit that they planned because one of her sisters is sick. Instead, she appoints Inez Wooten to go in her place.
Letter to Mrs. Jno. Farmley from Martha Berry thanking her for holding a meeting on March 13th. She informs Mrs. Farmley that she will be in New York City on March 6th at the Gotham Hotel with Inez Wooten, a graduate of the schools. She also inquires whether she has a moving picture machine and states that if she doesn't that she won't bring the moving pictures. She also encloses a list of people at Norristown who have been interested in Berry.
Miss Berry has just gotten over a bronchial cough and has missed her appointment with Mr. Penny due to her illness. She informs Miss Neal of this and then notes that she will be in New York on the 4th- pressing that she would like Miss Neal to attend the engagement, held at Mr. Jones' Office, on the 5th of March. Miss Berry believes that together they, alongside Inez Wooton, will be able to raise money and get Trustees for the school.
Mr. Leach asks if Miss Berry can come have tea at the Forum, and if she bring Miss Wooton, or send her if Miss Berry cannot come herself.
Miss Berry tells Mrs. Inman that she is sad because she has had to break engagements that would have meant money for Berry because of her health. She also explains that she's going to New York in March but needs Inez Wooten to go to with her because she isn't strong enough to go alone. She asks Mrs. Inman to go to Augusta as soon as possible so she can set up the exhibit at the Bon-Air. She tells Mrs. Inman to let her know if she needs Inez. Miss Berry also notes that she thinks it's better to have less publicity in Atlanta so others don't try to do the same things Berry is doing.