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Letter to Mrs. George H. Smiley from Martha Berry informing Mrs. Smiley that The Foundation School has suffered a devastating fire that burned a dormitory that housed 75 boys. Miss Berry states that she has to work hard to raise the money to rebuild the dormitory during that summer in order to have housing for the 75 homeless boys. She asks Mrs. Smiley is she might come to Minnewaska in order to work and raise money. She says Mrs. Smiley has always been good about letting her come.
Letter to Martha Berry from Harmon Smith concerning the contribution to a fund for a new building that was destroyed by fire.
W.S. Ransom sends a check for $25 to be used towards the rebuilding of the dormitory burned in the fire. He also thanks Martha Berry for the jelly he received at Christmas time.
Grace H. Selkirk writes to Miss Berry to express her sorrow for the loss of the dormitory and sends $10 to help with the rebuilding.
Elvine Richard sends $50 for the rebuilding of the burned dormitory.
Miss Georgia M. Simon regrets to hear about the loss of the main dormitory and sends a check for $10.
A letter written by Martha Berry to William J. Schieffelin Jr., asking for funds to rebuild the main boys dormitory at the Foundation School that had just burned down.
In this letter W.E. Murray on behalf of the Penberthy Injector Company tells The Berry Schools that they are sorry for the fire and that they are sending five dollars to help with rebuilding.
Mr. Samuel sends a donation of $10 to help rebuild the dormitory destroyed by the fire.
Ochs agrees to Berry's proposal of a story about the school in The Chattanooga Times, but regrets that he will not be able to visit Rome.
Miss Berry writes to Mr. Ochs about the dormitory lost to fire and asks for him to place them in the Chattanooga Times.
Donation of $15.00 from Irene Moffitt towards rebuilding after the fire.
Donation of $20.00 from Rose M. Munger towards rebuilding after the fire.