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Berry is anxious to hear from Campbell and asks her to telephone Mrs. Hammond to learn about the dinner. Berry wants to go to New York before the dinner to get a dress and hat, and wants Campbell to join her at the St. Regis Hotel.
Letter to Bessie MacLuman from Martha Berry thanking her for the gift that she sent to the schools, via Mrs. Hammond. Miss Berry informs her that it is a great comfort to know that whenever the schools are in trouble that she can count on her friends. She also informs her about the status of the schools. She says that the school is filled to capacity and that they still have young people that want to come but that they don't have room for. She thanks Mrs. MacLuman again.
W.E. Carson expresses pleasure at the news of V. Everit Macy's bequest to Berry. A handwritten annotation on the letter indicates that Carson was a porter who brought the Pilgrims to Berry on a number of occasions.
In this personal letter to Hammond, Berry discusses the progress at Pilgrim Hall and her honorary doctorate from the University of North Carolina. She states that she would love to have Mr. Cutting come visit the school, and asks her for her help in persuading him. She speaks of her hopes for a gift of at least $1 million from Mr. Ford, in place of one Mr. Ochs promised.
Martha Berry thanks Mr. and Mrs. Craig for their kind donation to Berry on behalf of their late son.
Mrs. Helen M. Lammen encloses a check for $25 collected after a talk about the Berry Schools given by Mrs. Hammond.
This letter is a request for donations in order to keep the Berry Schools running and keep the students in school there. The note on the side is from Augusta P. Rose, who says she is sending her annual donation with Mrs. Hammond.
E.B. Maguire, the secretary to Mrs. John Henry Hammond, writes Martha Berry asking her to send a letter of thanks for those who have written check to the Berry Schools. She also asks for a list of subscriptions for Pilgrim Hall that Berry has received directly from donors.
Martha Berry asks for a copy of Dr. Norwood's speech about the Berry School and thanks Hammond for the party she brought this year.
The note lists donations for Pilgrim Hall. Mrs J H Hammond donated $5,000 and Mrs M V R Johnson $100.
Berry thanks Hammond for her check. Berry speaks on how building the new dormitory is going and says she cannot go to Rachel's wedding unless something changes at the last minute. Kate Macy Ladd's nurse suggested that Ladd might be interested in contributing to the Foundation School.
Martha writes to Mrs. Pennybacker informing her that she does not have definite information of Mrs. Hammonds arrival. She suggests it might be easier if she just writes to her directly.
Mrs. Pennybacker asks for Miss Berry to please wire Mrs. Hammond's arrival and the duration of her visit.
Emma Hopkins writes to Martha Berry to thank her for the inspiration she provides. She also gives details about a Hobby Horse race to raise money and sends names to Berry of people who might be interested in aiding the Berry Schools.