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Martha Berry asks the president of the C.F. Pease Company for the donation of a "Junior Blue Printing Machine," and explains the missions and needs of the school. If the company cannot make a donation, she asks for a quote of their lowest price.

Letter to Mr. Holt, a previous donor, requesting a donation at the present moment, due to the severe lack of funds. Berry mentions that she has had an attack of bronchitis that kept her from making speaking engagements to raise funds. The school is currently unable to pay teachers salaries.

Martha Berry thanks Miss Adams for her check, especially since it came at an urgent time. She informs Miss Adams that it is difficult to care for these young people and donating is a great investment in the future. Martha tells her that a friend has promised a donation to a gymnasium if they raise $10,000 and asks that Miss Adams send the names of any friends who she thinks would be interested.

$300 donation from Laura Wick in response to an appeal letter.

In the appeal letter, Martha Berry writes Laura Wick to inquire after a donation toward the schools. $150, she says, will provide one year's tuition for a young boy or girl, although a gift of any size "will be greatly appreciated." She also says that if she were strong enough she would go directly to Miss Wick and tell her of their need, but she cannot and therefore is writing.

This request for donations from the Berry Schools features a picture of the dormitory fire and a photo of some Berry students. A small note on the card from Mrs. C.M. Pratt notes a $250 donation.

Letter from Mrs. Tom C. Harrill to Martha Berry in response to a request for a donation. Mrs. Harrill unfortunately could not send anything at the time, but promised to bring Miss Berry's request to the next M.D.C chapter meeting.


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