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A letter to Miss Berry from the Ford Motor Company suggesting that she send her Seth Thomas Grandfather's clock and the melodeon to Dearborn for repair.
A letter thanking Mr. Ford for the buckwheat flour he'd sent.
In this letter Martha Berry asks Henry Ford for his opinion about some land they want to buy for the Armuchee water project. She says that the land has never been under $20,000 but is now available for $10,000.
Cook corresponds about rumors that funds are available from Henry Ford for new buildings at Berry's Girls' School.
A letter describing that, however wonderful Henry Ford's gift was, it did not alleviate all need at the school.
Harriet C. Moore sends a $50.00 donation to the Berry Schools and describes the differences between it and the school she currently works for.
Mr. Meadows writes to Martha Berry in hopes that she can get him a meeting with Mr. Ford so that a school can be started in Eastern Tennessee.
Dr Justice writes to Martha Berry asking for her help and advice in approaching Henry Ford for help at The North Greenville Academy.
Letter enclosing an article from the Rome paper about Henry Ford's donation of buildings to the Girls school and asking for an article to be written for the Atlanta paper. Apparently the is some controversy over assertions made in the Rome paper of Ford's contribution to endowment and/or contribution to Martha Berry's home place.
Berry asks Hammond to write to say that although she appreciates the interest Mrs. Tener has taken, she should not approach the Fords in any way, as Mr. Hoge and Mr. Keown agree that all requests should come from Berry. Ground has been broken for the Mothers' Building. Although they lack sufficient funds to finish the building, Berry hopes it will "come out all right".
In this personal letter to Mrs. Hammond, Miss Berry discusses the progress at Pilgrim Hall and her honorary doctorate from the University of North Carolina. She states that she would love to have Mr. Cutting come visit the school, and asks her for her help in persuading him. She speaks of her hopes for a gift of at least $1 million from Mr.Ford, in place of one Mr.Ochs promised.
Letter to Henry Ford from Martha Berry thanking him for his donation.
Miss Berry thanks Mrs. Carlisle for sending Mr. Byers and Miss Earnshaw because they have been and will be such helps. She also mentions Mr. and Mrs. Ford's visit and that they brought Sir Wilfred Crenfall and Lady Crenfall.