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Martha Berry writes to thank V. Everit Macy for a gift for Pilgrim Hall and describes the beginning of construction of the residence hall. She writes tenderly of his wife Edith Carpenter Macy, of the library given in her memory, and of her own waning strength.
Martha Berry writes in thanks for a gift from Edith Carpenter Macy endowing the birthday of Kate Macy Ladd. Berry expresses her hope that Edith Macy will grow up to be a good friend to Berry.
Berry reports on her European trip, her stay at Carlsbad, and the Edith Macy Memorial Library. She reminisces about happy days with Ladd and expresses confidence that Ladd and her husband will return to good health.
Martha Berry's very personal letter to Kate Macy Ladd includes references to Ladd's husband, Walter Graeme Ladd, and her nurse-companion, Alice Lemley, as well as to Berry's mother and childhood nurse.