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Emily V. Hammond writes to Martha Berry about having Dr. Norwood come speak to the Pilgrims on April 30, 1929. She wants Berry to send a letter that she can read to the Pilgrims at the meeting.
Katharine Lee Grable says that by making a purchase from her Emily Vanderbilt Hammond has made it possible for her to send a $100 contribution. Having lost everything except her job, however, she will not be able to carry on as a "good 'Pilgrim'". A talk about Berry by Monica Henderson and Lucy Field at the Three Arts Club was enthusiastically received.
Miss Berry writes to thank Mrs. Carson for her visit and friendship. She welcomes her to Berry any time and says she is doubly welcome as a friend of Berry and of Mrs. Ladd.
Martha writes to Mrs. Cantine with the receipt for her gift toward endowment day at Berry.
Biddle thanks Hammond for including him in the Pilgrimage to Berry, describing Martha Berry as "orderly, well balanced & practical." He notes that he has sent Hammond two films, with another to follow shortly.
Martha Berry extends kind words and asks the Mrs. Lawrence help in raising funds for the school in the time of need.
Berry seeks Lawrence's advice about sending reminders about pledges and asks if she can get a list of members of the Colonial Dames, as she wishes to interest them in the school in connection with Mrs. Charles Riker's visit with the Pilgrims.
A letter to Mr. Blake thanking him for the package of woolen clothes for the girls in Sunshine cottage. She is also hoping for him to come visit the schools with the New York "Pilgrims" next Spring.
Mrs Hitchcock sends a $750 silver roll donation in memory of Mrs Henry Marquam by her friends who were Pilgrims with her at Berry.
In this letter Martha Berry tells Mr. Hemrick that she wants to take the guests to the Foundation School and up to the mountains to be entertained. She also instructs Mr. Hemrick to have the boys sit at the front of the church and to be ready to tell their life stories.
Hammond provides a list of those going on the April 16 Pilgrimage and encloses contributions to her silver roll. She is sailing the next night on the Mauretania and looks forward to seeing her daughter Alice.