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A letter to Martha Berry from Leleka Smart apologizing for not being acknowledging Martha Berry's earlier letter. Says that that Frank Holden a 2nd Lieutenant who served with her son in the war has written a book, "War Memories." The book mentions her son, Daniel's last sermon while in Europe. Holden is sending a copy of his book to Berry.
Offer describes a changing market due to the world war and offers a free report for up to ten securities as spcified on the request coupon.
Martha Berry asks Miss Brewton to report how many of their male students are of draft age and requests that she does not let anyone else use her typewriter.
Berry appeals to a "Friend" to donate money to the Berry School so it might keep its doors open during the war and continue to provide a good education for children in need.
Colonel Hugh S. Johnson addresses a letter from Martha Berry that had been passed from the Secretary of the Treasury William G. McAdoo to the Secretary of War. Berry hoped to get a draft deferment for one of her teachers, S.H. Cook, but as Colonel Johnson replied, there is no way to give Mr. Cook an exemption.
Martha Berry writes to Meacham in order to thank him for creating a scholarship in honor of his son. The scholarship will help a deserving boy at the school and will be a living memorial to Robert Meacham.
President Wilson writes to the Secretary of the Interior, Franklin K. Lane, about the status of education during the war. Wilson is glad that schools are still open and students are continuing to attend, but he hopes efforts can be made to raise money to help schools stay open.
Meacham writes to Berry to establish a $1,500 scholarship in honor of his son, Robert Douglas Meacham, who died in December 1917.
Meacham is donating used clothing to the Berry School for the boys to wear. His son, Robert, served in the War but died from appendicitis after he returned home--the clothing was his. Meacham's wife remembered a previously sent request for clothing, so they are sending Robert's clothing.