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Letter expresses regret that Berry is unable to fulfill an order because of drought and limited supply.

Mrs. H.L. Fleming sends her apologies for not responding sooner to a request for aid after the drought. She hopes a $10 donation will still be of some use.


Wm. Colgate donates $100 in response to a letter from Miss Martha Berry asking for assistance for the Berry land while facing a severe drought.

Laura Allen writes that she is donating $500, $200 more than the previous year, because of a fire at the school and a drought the previous summer. She then hopes for better weather in the future for the schools.

Berry responds to a letter from Ford with details about the weather, visitors to the school who admired the Ford Buildings, taking dolls to mountain children, and Martha Freeman's health. Berry requests a painting of Henry Ford for the dining room.

In this letter Martha Berry outlines The Berry Schools' great need for funds in light of the recent drought.

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