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This letter is written from The Berry Schools to Mrs. Milton to assure her that her letter for her fan order was received.
The Berry Schools enclose a receipt for three white turkey fans and request Milton's permanent address.
Note for sending a receipt to Ellen Fink Milton for her purchase of three white turkey fans.
Someone from The Berry Schools lets Mrs. Milton know that her fans have been sent out.
This is a letter written to The Berry Schools requesting fans. Mrs. Milton is requesting that the fans that are ready are sent to her. She also asks for a turkey tail fan to be sent. She requests that the fans are fasten to the box so that the edges are not hurt.
This is a letter from Berry Schools to Mrs. Milton, inquiring where to send three fans made for Mrs. Milton.
This is a letter from Mrs. Milton to The Berry Schools with a check enclosed, asking for three white fans. She also says she will be sending a letter later on because she soon will be changing addresses. On letterhead from the Williams Inn.
Miss Berry thanks Mrs. Milton for her letter and thanks her for the rugs to copy which will be sent to her daughter once they are finished in the weaving room. Miss Berry also asks for Mrs. Milton to visit once she is strong enough and when the cotton fields are white.
Milton is disappointed that poor health prevented her from visiting Berry on her way north. She has sent to Berea College a table and shoe box for which the designs are currently popular in New York, hoping they will copy and sell the items. If Berry arranges to copy the items as well, she can assist in selling them. Milton describes her speaking engagements at the Southern Industrial Educational Association, provides news of mutual friends, and tells Berry about a prospective donor, Mrs. Edward Moen.
Milton sends a follow up about rugs, advising that since she has heard from Mrs. Ernberg at Berea they do not like modern art, Berry should return the rugs to her or her daughter. Milton lets Berry know that she has reserved her table for the New York birthday dinner and provides personal news.
Milton discusses the Pictorial Review Award application, advising that the best approach is to get close to the judges. She mentions her own health problems and Jennie Berry's marriage to Enrico Ruspoli.
Milton notifies Berry that she is sending European rugs, asking that Berry send them on to Berea. Milton discusses her own taste in art, but concedes that modern things are currently more popular. She suggests that for "mountain" crafts to sell for their artistic value, rather than as charity, modern fashions should be taken into consideration.
Mrs. David Milton sends a night letter (telegram) to Martha Berry in order to clear her arrival the following day at 7pm so that she may spend a day at the school, upon Martha Berry's prior request.