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In the first of the two letters within this set, Mrs. Roop writes about the parcel she and her husband sent of nearly new shoes to help the boys of the school. She also comments on a gift she received from two Berry School girls while they visited and requests names and information of the young ladies. In the second letter Miss Berry expresses her thanks for the shoes, and states she does not know the name of the two little girls the Roops might be referring to.
Martha Berry expresses her condolences on the death of the Meachams' son and her thanks for the clothing they sent to the school. She shares a story of a boy who benefitted from their donation.