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Martha Berry writes to Mrs. Ladd to thank her for the Christmas candy she sent, and tells her how happy it makes the students. She informs Mrs. Ladd that Christmas was sad as her mother broke her hip and then passed away in December. She says that the end was peaceful, however, and that the whole family was together. She explains that she thought about telegraphing Mrs. Ladd because she needed sympathy but since Mrs. Ladd was unwell, Miss Berry decided to wait to write.

Martha Berry shares the loss of her mother with Mrs. King and expresses her desire for Paul and Lula King to come to Berry.

Ms. Jackson writes that Mr. Kirk died that morning.

Ms. Jackson writes to tell Miss Berry that Mr. Kirk died that morning.



This letter is sent with condolences over the recent death of Miss Berry's mother.

Someone writes to The Berry Schools to let them know that Mrs. Hubert Howson passed away two years ago and asks the Schools to take her off their mailing list.

Letter requesting donations for the construction of a guest cottage and includes the plans made by the architect. Miss Berry says that even a simple log cabin would suffice for a guest house and later a house for teachers. She also tells Miss Green about her mother's death and how she is all alone with Aunt Martha.

Note informs Miss Berry that Mrs Chas O Fad has died; it asks that her name be removed from Berry's mailing list, and says that Mrs Fad had collected a box of clothes before passing. The author promises to send the box of clothes if Berry can use them.

Miss Berry expresses her sympathies for Mrs. Wood's husband's death.

Speir & Bartlett asked if Martha Berry could note on her mailing list the passing away of Mrs. J. Kearny Warren

Donation of $25.00 to the Berry schools from Lucy Denny. Mrs. Denney also asks Miss Berry to take her sister's name off of the subscription list since she died in May.

Miss Berry sends her condolences on Mrs. Kauffmann's death. She also thanks Mr. Kauffmann on the gift he sent in his wife's memory.

Henry McHarg informs Martha Berry his wife has died and that he is her sole heir and that he plans to give The Berry Schools $10,000, which will yield $500 in interest per annum.

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.


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