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Martha Berry writes Robitzsch Long of Ocilla, Ga. to thank him for a previous letter. She reports on the intensity of the summer heat before addressing the real topic, a young woman named Audrey. It appears that she is a student or some other member of the Berry community who is carrying on a a long engagement with Mr. Long. Martha Berry expresses her concerns about Audrey being to young to not be having as good a time as other girls without criticism. She tells Mr. Long that she will try to secure him a place in Rome, where there is a new mill and improving business, or at least in Atlanta.
In this letter to Mrs. Sturgis, Miss Berry lets her know that she will be leaving for New York on November 23rd. She requests that Mrs. Sturgis wire her what time she has engagements on the next Monday.
Emily Hammond writes to Martha Berry about a number of things including Mr. Ochs' contributions to the schools and Adele's upcoming engagement. The letter details a visit to Ms. Hammond by Mr. Ochs, who was upset by a letter from Mr. Hoge which questions Ochs' contribution to the school and therein his good faith. Hammond recommends that Berry write to him personally about the situation. Hammond also recommends Berry write personally to Rockefeller and others.
Martha Berry thanks Mrs. Hammond for a recent contribution. Martha Berry is worried that the school has gotten some negative publicity lately for having well-known donors and other donors have started sending their money elsewhere. Berry also mentions that her mother and her "old black Mammy" aren't very well, so she tries to stay close to the schools.