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Miss Berry thanks Mr. Howells for his gift to the Berry Schools during its anniversary. His donation was recieved right after the burning of the boys dormitory.
A.G. Zimmermann, architect, donates $50 to the school to help rebuild a dormitory that was destroyed in a fire.
H. J. Kaltenthaler responds to Miss Berry's plea with $50. There is a note on the bottom to Miss Bonner to ask the bank for the donor's name and address.
Mrs. Thorp are sorry to heart about the dormitory burning down and send $100 to help rebuild a new one.
Charles Swift writes to the Berry Schools noting he had already made a contribution to the rebuilding of the burned dorm.
Miss Georgia M. Simon regrets to hear about the loss of the main dormitory and sends a check for $10.
Martha Berry writes Catherine B. Pendleton to express her thanks for the $1000 received from the Detroit Trust Company per her instructions. She goes on to talk about a dormitory destroyed by fire and not fully covered by insurance. She expresses a great need for a new dormitory due to the crowded conditions at the Foundation School. These conditions, she claims, will force her to turn away accepted students in September if the new building is not yet complete and ready to house them.
Letter talks about the cost and status of the burned Foundation School's dormitory replacement.
Letter to George F. Peabody from Martha Berry asking him to make a contribution to the schools in order for them to rebuild the dormitory that burned down.
Letter praises Miss Berry for her Christian work, and provides a gift to help replace the burned boys dormitory.
Edward E. Paschael sends a small donation and corrects his address.
Berry writes about the need to replace the burned dormitory at the Foundation School and a possible article in the New York papers.