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A letter about getting chembreys that they need for the girls at the Berry Schools.
In this letter Martha Berry has small talk with Erwin Holt. She tells him about her eye surgery in New York. she then asks him if he or any of his business associates had cotton they could donate to the schools for the girl's dresses.
Martha Berry thanks Mrs. Henry Sillcocks and her friend for their gift.
M. L. Richardson thanks Miss Berry for the box of cotton and sends hopes for a good Christmas season.
Mr. McAdoo thanks Miss Berry for the package of cotton bolls which remind him of his childhood picking cotton. He thinks he picked at least a thousand pounds, but he finds that this is not true.
Mrs. Clark writes to thank Miss Berry for the box of cotton and encloses a little gift with the season's greetings.
Ellen Chase is thanking Martha Berry for the Berry Christmas Card and the cotton she sent her.
Sarah Tod Bulkley writes to thank Martha Berry for the Christmas "cotton flowers" and to say that she will read Berry's letter inviting the Garden Club of America to visit Berry at the club's next board meeting.
Mrs. Watson encloses a check donation for Martha Berry and reflects on when they first met at Battle Creek. Mrs. Watson also says she enjoys reading The Southern Highlander paper and thanks Martha Berry for the cotton she sent Mrs. Watson. This letter is sent from 225 West 86th St., New York City, NY.
Chandler writes on behalf of Mrs. Walton, who has been ill. Walton sends thanks for the Christmas cotton and requests literature about Berry for herself and for Dr. Belk at the Bryn Mawr Hospital.
Letter from Mrs. Annie L. Vickery thanking Miss Berry for the Cotton Bolls which her grandchildren used to decorate the Christmas tree and to distribute as gifts.
Jane Bossie, secretary to Mrs. Carll Tucker, writes to thank Martha Berry for sending cotton, describing how Mrs. Tucker's young son took the cotton to school to show his friends.
Josephine P. Taylor writes to thank Martha Berry for sending cotton to her and her mother, Mrs. T.D. Palmer, describing passing the cotton on to friends who have never seen it growing.
Elizabeth Stone sends a check for a scholarship for tuition. She also thanks Miss Berry for the box of cotton she received last Christmas and explains that they decorated their Christmas tree with it.
Ella G. Stephenson writes to thank Martha Berry for sending Christmas cotton bolls, expressing the hope to one day see cotton growing in the fields, and encloses a contribution.