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Miss Berry is thanking Mr. Finley for agreeing to visit the campus with his wife (and, possibly, another guest or so) and to give a small speech to the students.
Dr. Fallis says that he is sorry that he was unable to visit Berry when he was in Atlanta, but that he hopes to visit later.
Mrs. Eichhorn asks Martha Berry for information about the Berry Schools for a report that she is giving. Mrs. Eichhorn explains that Martha Berry is considered an outstanding woman of the U.S. She explains that she was very impressed by her visit to Berry, but that her pictures and report about the school were lost.
Miss Berry is suggesting to Mrs. Egan, who is bringing with her members of a family of the surname Spear, that the visit date be set for April 4th. In case that day won't work, Miss Berry makes it clear that they may come up whenever they please.
Martha Berry thanks Mrs. Driggers for visiting her at the hospital and bringing her handkerchiefs. She says to tell David and Mariam how much she appreciates them. She says she is sorry that she didn't see them, but that she knew she needed to get her sight back. She tells Mrs. Driggers that she cannot wait to see Berry again when she gets her permanent glasses.
Martha Berry tells Mrs. Campbell that they are proud of their swimming pool. She also clarifies that the steel was a gift from a donor, not from the D. A. R. She then invites Mrs. Campbell to visit the school.
Miss Berry is asking Mr. Hornblower to send down copies of the National Geographic, years 1936-1938. She is also inviting him to stop by the campus for a visit on his next trip to the South. She comments that the boys and girls are like a hive of bees as they work and study.
Martha Berry thanks Mr. Holt for the cards he sent and says that they are enjoying them. She thanks him for sending Paul Culbertson back to Berry and informs him that Paul graduated with his class. She says that she was unable to attend Commencement, but that she was glad that Paul graduated and that the class was a great one. She tells Mr. Holt that she is slowly improving, thinks about him often, and hopes that he will visit more. She then thanks Mr. Holt again for sending Paul back to Berry.
Mr. Holt says that he just saw Paul Culbertson off to Berry by train. He also informs the recipient that his other cards are printed and will be mailed soon.
Mr. Holt tells Martha Berry that he is sending his yearly donation in honor of Mrs. Holt's recovery from a dangerous operation. He then says that he hopes to bring Mrs. Holt to Berry soon. He recalls being at Berry on Mother's Day in 1923 and says that he ordered an autographed book to be sent to Berry before Mother's Day. He suggests that the author of the book should visit Berry for inspiration. Mr. Holt hopes to send some quotations to Berry soon and regrets that he cannot send more money.
Martha Berry thanks Mr. Holt for his letter and expresses her sadness that she could not see him before he left. She tells Mr. Holt that it is okay for Mr. Staley Cook to visit on Easter, but that they only have a room for him on Saturday and Sunday nights. She says that they would love to have Mr. Cook visit, but that he can also come later in the month.
Hall tells Martha Berry that he is looking forward to Grace Noll Rowell day at Berry. He states he will arrive about Nov. 2 and will provide more details when possible.
Martha Berry thanks Mr. Holt for arranging to have Mrs. Crowell visit Berry, and says that she is enclosing the letter that she wrote to Mrs. Crowell. Martha Berry says that she is looking forward to meeting Mrs. Crowell and thanks Mr. Holt for his help and friendship.
Mr. Holt includes part of a letter from Grace Noll Crowell about a possible visit to Berry. Ms. Crowell writes that she wishes she could come, but that two of her sons have been sick recently. She says that she will try to visit as soon as they improve. She talks about sharing her poetry with the students. Mr. Holt suggests that Martha Berry write to Ms. Crowell about the visit.
Evelyn Hoge thanks Martha Berry for allowing her and Paul to visit the Berry Schools. She goes on to express her happiness in being still considered one of her girls. She also talks about her husband's great appreciation for finally meeting Martha Berry, and how so many people envy this opportunity.