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Berry will be glad to see Achelis and to go with her to hear Dr. Norwood when she is in New York later in November.
Achelis makes arrangements for Berry's coming visit, including dinner at the Hotel Roosevelt. She asks Berry to send copies of the Sunday Lady and encloses an inspiring document.
Berry thanks Achelis for sending a dictionary and reports on the beginning of the fall term. She hopes to visit New York soon and see Achelis while she is there.
Letter enclosing a receipt for the basket Achelis ordered.
The basket Achelis ordered was in stock and sent to Mr. Rouland shortly after she supplied the dimensions she desired.
Achelis expresses her concern about Bessie Berry Wright's automobile accident and reports that Mr. and Mrs. Myers have returned to Princeton. Achelis encloses a clipping and writes about her admiration for Herbert Hoover and her opinion that Prohibition should be changed. She has renewed three magazine subscriptions for the Berry library and inquires about the status of the basket for Mr. Rouland.
Berry thanks Achelis for the book about Herbert Hoover, saying that she is interested in his career and plans to vote for him.
Achelis provides details about the basket she has ordered to be sent to Mr. Rouland.
Achelis responds to Berry's letter that the basket she gave as a wedding present to her sister is the size she wishes to order now. She wishes she could be at the school to enjoy the fresh fruits and vegetables, and asks if Berry takes time for "resting and dreaming" at the house on Lavendar Mountain.
Berry responds to Achelis's letter, saying that her summer in Georgia has left her "so sunburned and freckled that you would not know me." She has been making frequent trips into the mountains, which are tiring but enriching. Berry wishes Achelis were there to enjoy the peaches and hopes that the basket that was sent suits her needs.
Achelis is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Rouland at their summer home in Marblehead, Massachusetts. She reports on the weather there and hopes the Georgia weather is fine, that she imagines Martha Berry "motoring along mountainous high ways." She is absorbed in the coming presidential election, supporting Herbert Hoover, and orders an iron wood basket to be sent to the Rouland's address.
Achelis sends thanks for the Easter violets, "bonnie Easter rabbit," and photograph of Martha Berry "just as you are, siting so naturally at your desk." Achelis has written to Miss Moore and expects to see Prof. and Mrs. Myers and Mrs. Hammond soon. (letter incomplete)
Berry thanks Achelis for facilitating the visit to the school of Dr. and Mrs. Myers.
Berry thanks Achelis for Dr. Norwood's book, which she is enjoying and will pass on to the boys and girls when she is done. Berry is saddened by the death of Mrs. Marquand, remembers her visit to Achelis's home, and sends her regards to her maid, chauffeur, and other staff.
Berry thanks Achelis for facilitating a conversation with Miss Moore, who has committed to trying to convince Mr. Harkness to support Berry in spite of his conviction not to support Southern mountain schools. Berry summarizes events related to Adolph Ochs and the million dollar campaign, which was ended when the school declined to disclose their full list of donors for fear of losing yearly operating funds. Apparently in response to Achelis' statement that "complications invariably arise when Christians accept financial assistance from Jews," Berry comments that she likes Ochs very much personally and sometimes feels it was a mistake not to give Ochs the list. Berry asks that the information about Ochs be kept confidential and thanks Achelis for her recent contribution.