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Martha Berry writes to Miss Moffett in hopes of uncovering some family history. She writes of her her Grandmother Rebecca McChesney, her Grandfather Thomas Berry, and Sarah Moffett Crawford, a name in the Berry family bible.
Note sent to "Miss Berry" thanking her for the inclusion of the author in the wedding of Hattie and Glenn, as well as apologizing for being unable to make a home visit to Miss Berry. Informs Martha Berry about Louise Moffett who knows about the family history.
Martha writes to Mrs. Kain informs her that she has very little about the family history and could not give her information to help her, but since her father had no relatives in Georgia it is not probable that Mrs. Kain's father was a relative.
Martha Berry responds to Mrs May's letter which said that she was related to Mrs Connaly by denying the relationship, but she expresses an intrest in how Mrs May had traced her family history
Ancrum Berry Burr writes to Martha Berry (courtesy of the National Broadcasting Company of New York City) to express his interest in returning to the South, the place of his family's origins. He explains that he is the son of Ancrum Berry Burr and Jane Dudley Burr along with other particulars of his family history and heritage.
Mrs. North writes to Martha Berry because she believes her mother and Martha's father were related. She tells Martha Berry about her life and family and tells her how much she respects her work.
Letter to Martha North from Martha Berry informing her that she had her letter but that she is sorry to inform her that she cannot tell her much about her family. She tells her about her father and where he came from, Virginia, but that they didn't have a relative in the west. She thanks Miss North for being interested in her work and sends her some literature that she says that she might be interested in. Miss Berry also informs Miss North that she is returning her niece's picture.
In this letter Martha Berry encloses a letter from a man who is inquiring about the family history. She also apologizes for not being able to see Margaret.
Berry regrets having missed a wedding, likely that of Judge McClung's daughter Ellen Lawson McClung to Berry's nephew Thomas H. Berry.
Miss Imogene Moman writes to Miss Berry, referring to her as Auntie, and asks if she may come back to learn at Berry. She also talks about her living situation in New York.