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This is a series of letters between a Mr. Harrington of the W. E. Browne Decorating Company and Martha Berry. The first two regard some rugs at Sunshine Cottage used as models for the girls school. The second two are from Miss Berry asking about some cloth to cover chairs at her house.
Berry writes to Alston that she is having such problems with Mr. Gurley telling people terrible things about her. She says that Mr. Green's reply didn't seem strong enough and asks Mr. Alston for advice about how to answer letters like that.
Clara expresses her delight at Martha Berry's letter and is happy that she feels better Clata tells about her recient trip to Berry when they did all the things that they usually did
Emily Hammond thanks Berry for the recent correspondence. Hammond hopes that the destoryed dormitory was insured.
Meacham is donating used clothing to the Berry School for the boys to wear. His son, Robert, served in the War but died from appendicitis after he returned home--the clothing was his. Meacham's wife remembered a previously sent request for clothing, so they are sending Robert's clothing.
Berry responds to Kevan's request for Newton Campbell, the gardener at Berry's school, to come work for him. Berry says she cannot let him because Campbell is good at his job and they are already short of workers. She mentions the war and alludes to issues facing the school.