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Martha Berry tells Ladd how much she has been in her thoughts and thanks her for the Christmas candy that meant so much to the boys and girls. They took only one day for Christmas, keeping the students on campus so that they would not bring illness from home. Berry updates Ladd on Frances Ball's health, regretting that she had to leave her niece alone at Johns Hopkins Hospital over the holiday.


Mrs. LeBlond writes that she has just returned home from Calif. to find a Highlander. She expresses her sympathy about the dormitory fire and sends a small $25 contribution.

A.G. Zimmermann, architect, donates $50 to the school to help rebuild a dormitory that was destroyed in a fire.

Miss Berry sends Mr. Witham a picture and article about one of the dormitories at Berry that was destroyed by fire. She wishes for Mr. Witham to publish the article and picture in the Miami paper to gain attention to the public. She wishes to build a fire-proof dormitory for the 75 boys who were residing there and hopes to open it by the end of summer, but cannot do so without Mr. Witham's help. Miss Berry closes the letter by asking Mr. Witham to send a marked copy of the paper that carries the enclosed article.

Letter to Martha Berry from Charles H. Zehnder offering a donation of $25.00 to the schools to help replace the burned dormitory.

Martha Berry sends out what appears to be a mass letter asking for funds to help rebuild the dorm that was destroyed due to fire.

In this letter A.H. Woodward wants to know the type of buliding that is going to replace the dormitory that had caught fire before he decides how much money to give to help build a new one.

In this letter The Berry Schools tell Mrs. Whitney that they have received her check from Miss Berry and thank her for her donation.

Letter informs the Friend about the boy's dormitory fire and requests help for a replacement.Reciipent sent of this letter$25.

Mrs Watson has heard about the dormitory fire and sends$50 to help build a new dormitory.

Mrs. Wakeley regrets to inform Miss Berry that they cannot help because they have given away all they can at that time.

Berry thanks Willock for her gift, tells her about the Foundation School dormitory that burned, and invites her to visit for the 25th anniversary.

Carrie A Wescott sends a donation to help with the rebuilding of the dormitory that burned down.

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