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Letter to Martha Berry from John Markle informing her that in light of the fact that he has already sent a check for $2,500 to endow a day for Mrs. Markle's memory and that the budget for the John and Mary R. Markle Foundation is full that he can not give her anything more.
Martha writes to Mr. Mrkle saying she was glad to have seen Mr. Markle at a luncheon and hopes that he may be able to provide a donation at this time to help the school.
Martha Berry asks Mr McGill to come to Berry for a meeting to discuss arrangements for him to raise money for an endowment.
Archibald R. Livingston encloses a check for $150.00 as scholarship money to be applied to The Berry Schools.
Martha Berry tells Ladd about the visit by the Pilgrims and the gift commitments they made. Berry says that the boys are delighted with the photograph Ladd sent of herself for Lemley Hall, but that she is jealous and wants one for herself.
Emily Hammond sends Martha Berry a letter about a $2,500 donation made by her uncle, Henry T. Sloane. Mrs. Hammond also discusses a $10 check written by Mrs. Sturgis and a check from Mrs. Cosgrove that will be sent to Martha Berry. Lastly, Mrs. Hammond tells Martha Berry that 20 people are interested in the Pilgrimage on April 15th and that she will do her best to accompany them.
Berry thanks Hammond for his gift and hopes that he will visit.
Berry reports on fundraising and seeks Hammond's advice about starting a campaign.
Berry explains the options that are available to Mrs. Bigler for using a bequest to the school from her mother, including an endowed day and scholarships.
Money raised is designated for the endowment and has been sent to Mrs. Hammond. Packages purchased at Saks for Christmas as well as candle holders and candles from the dinner are being sent to the school and are to be kept unopened.
Mrs. Belding made a contribution of $2000 to the endowment fund of the Berry Schools in memory of her mother's death. Miss Berry thanks her and passes on well wishes, referencing the inclusion of information about the use of the gift.
In this letter Charles Butler Jr. sends The Berry Schools six hundred and twenty five dollars as his third payment of his subscription of twenty five hundred dollars.