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Grady Hamrick is sending $28.49 in donations from students and faculty from the Foundation School. Some boys used their breakage fee slips as donations.
Martha Berry asks Grady to thank every faculty member and student who recently gave money for the new dormitory.
Martha Berry thanks Mrs. Hammond for a recent contribution. Martha Berry is worried that the school has gotten some negative publicity lately for having well-known donors and other donors have started sending their money elsewhere. Berry also mentions that her mother and her "old black Mammy" aren't very well, so she tries to stay close to the schools.
Emily Hammond asks Martha Berry if the one-thousand dollars she recently sent for the gymnaisium could go to rebuilding the dormitory instead. She also sends donations from Rachel Hammond May, Mrs. Richards D. Brixey, and Martha B. Whitney.
Emily Hammond thanks Berry for the recent correspondence. Hammond hopes that the destoryed dormitory was insured.
Martha Berry writes to Mrs. Hammond to tell her that newest boys' dormitory has just burnt down. The boys had not even moved into the building yet. Berry encloses pictures taken of the Pilgrims and one of the boys. She is glad to have Hammond's gift for the Gymnasium and reports that news from Mr. Ochs about the Campaign is sometimes discouraging.