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Martha Berry congratulates Mrs. Hammond on the success of the play and sale. She appreciates that it will spark interest in the Berry Schools. She says that she knew the play would be a success. She informs Mrs. Hammond that Inez is better and expresses her gratitude for the play again.
A letter thanking Mrs. Davis for the gift sent to the boys and girls of Berry. She goes on to say that she thinks that she knows no one better than her, and is so thankful every time she sees the building she gave them. She concludes with mentioning that Inez has been ill for nearly a month and how she misses having her around.
In this letter Martha Berry tells Ruth Hart that she heard about her surgery and that she hopes that she writes soon as to how she is.
Letter from Mrs. Prendergast to Miss Martha Berry encouraging her to write to Dr. Keigwin, whose wife left him $300,000 when she passed away, and introduce him to the Berry Schools. She also sends her love to Inez. Her handwritten note at the bottom of the letter says that Miss Berry and Mrs. Hammond are a team no one can resist and mentions a tea held in New York City.
Berry expresses her delight that Inez will be able to make a trip to Chautauqua, and that Emily Vanderbilt Hammond will be there as well. She thanks Pennybacker for visiting the school and informs her that Inez has received the Chautauqua bulletin.
Letter from Martha Berry to Mrs. Percy V. Pennybacker letting her know Inez can not attend Chautauqua but that she has offered the scholarship to Miss Gertie White who graduated from the junior college the previous year.
In this letter Martha Berry discusses the scholarship at Chautauqua and Inez's inability to come.
Martha Berry writes that she would be glad to have Mrs. Pennybacker's daughter visit Berry while she's in the area, but she's not sure what's on the calendar in the next few weeks. She says that she very much enjoyed Mrs. Pennybacker's visit and hopes she will be able to come again. She also tells Mrs. Pennybacker that Inez used her time in Chautauqua well, and thanks Mrs. Pennybacker for her support.
Martha writes to Cora with an article from the Rome paper which she would be interested in about the "Ford boom." She mentions she doesn't know if she will be well enough to go to New York on the 29th.
Berry feels that her health is improved after a rest cure at Carlsbad, and very much wants to speak at St. Bartholomew. She will be glad to give a radio speech at any time convenient to Hammond. Inez has been ill and away from work for three months, so Berry will need to find a girl who can accompany her to New York. She hopes that Kate Macy Ladd will donate an industrial building in memory of V. Everit Macy.
Martha Berry tells Mrs. Hammond that Inez will be unable to go to Chautauqua that summer because she is needed at Berry; Miss Berry will pick another girl to use the scholarship. Martha Berry writes about a recent visit by the Fords, Sir Wilfred, and Lady Grenfell. Sir Wilfred says that he feels like he's in school because he's learned so much. Berry also talks about how she is looking forward to the arrival of the Pilgrims.
Miss Berry writes to thank her for her promise of a gift in November and says that they are in need of great help because they were unable to meet their teacher's salaries in November. She takls about Mr. Byer's help and that she'll need to try public speaking again.
Berry wires instructions related to arrangements for Inez Wooten's wedding.
Martha Berry writes to Mrs. Barnes, telling her that she is sending Inez on January 10th. She apologizes that she will be unable to come but promises that they will have a great meeting anyway.