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A letter to Mrs. Robert Harbin, Sr. from Martha Berry sending her condolences on the death of her husband who was a great friend to Berry college and the students.
Mrs. Soper informs Miss Berry that her husband passed away in June. She tells Miss Berry that Mr. Soper had great interest in her work, but she is currently not in a financial position to continue his donations.
C. P. Curtis Jr. writes as the executor for Mrs. Russell, explaining that Mrs. Russell died over five years ago and asks that she be removed from the mailing list.
Rue informs Berry of the death of her father, Joseph L. Rue, and encloses a $15 contribution.
Webb informs Berry of the death of her aunt, Mrs. Edward N. Roth.
Mrs. Riter writes to Martha with a check for mother's day in memory of her own mother.
Martha Berry writes to Mr. Ragsdale to express her sympathy for the family of Dr. Tomlinson, who was always so nice to her when she went to Tate. She also thanks him for sending the water.
Martha writes to Waldo to say she is sorry to hear he was ill in Boston and hopes he is better. She also hopes that he and Mrs. Pratt will visit Berry when they come south.
Miss Mead sends a donation to Martha Berry to celebrate Mother's Day. She also informs Berry that her sister, Alice, passed away because of an illness.
Miss Berry expresses her grief over the death of Mr. Macy's father and told him she shall never forget the help his parents gave Berry early on. She also apologizes for missing the funeral, which she was too ill to attend.
Henry informs The Berry Schools of the death of Mary Boyd McCormick and asks that she be removed from Berry's mailing list.
Martha Berry praises Mrs. Hammond for her work with the Pilgrimages. She expresses some surprise that Mrs. Landenberg will be on the visit since she is "so purely society". She also sends her sympathies about the death of Mr. Macy and hopes Mrs. Ladd will donate a building in his memory. She says the boys really need a science and agriculture building, especially now that the girls have such a wonderful facility provided by Mr. Ford.
Chas. S. Hebard replies to an appeal for gifts during desperate times due to a severe "drouth" that has parched area gardens and orchards. Original recipient, Mrs. Chas. S. Hebard, died in Sept. of 1929 so Mr. Hebard sent a reply and asks that Mrs. Hebard be removed from Berry's mailing list.
Mrs. Haymaker expresses her sadness at sending Miss Berry only a small gift due to the fact that she receives many other calls for donations. Since her estate remains unsettled after the passing of her husband, she must handle many request in the future as well.