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A letter to Clara Ford from Martha Berry, telling her about her recent eye surgery. The Fords had offered their hospital for the surgery, but Martha decided to use her own in New York.
Martha Berry wishes to thank Mr. Small for writing an article in the Atlanta Constitution about Mr. Ford's gift to The Berry Schools. Mr. Ford has gifted some buildings for the Girls School but the buildings are not endowed, so the school is still in need of money. Miss Berry also mentions that the school has been given the wrong kind of publicity before from the Rome paper and that she is very grateful for his article as it entered into the spirit of the situation in a wonderful way.
The Berry Schools write to Judge Ricks that when Martha returns she will be given the letter sent by Mr. Ricks. They also note they are glad to hear Oliver is doing well in Richmond.
James Ricks writes to Martha about the institution that he runs similar to The Berry Schools asking for advice and to try and see if she might visit The Boys Home to see the work that they do there.
Martha writes to Abby about the letter Abby sent earlier about gifts to Berry and sorry to hear that she will not be able to gift this year, but they appreciate her gifts so far. Martha goes to write about the Ford Buildings that Mr. Ford has assisted the school with building as well.
Letter to Mr. Silas Cornwell of Phoenix Mutual Life regarding an article he printed about Mr. Ford's donation of the Ford buildings.
The Berry Schools write to Mr. Meadows informing him that Martha Berry can not and will not take advantage of her friendship with the Fords by requesting they consider any cases brought to her attention. The Berry Schools suggest that, in the meantime, Mr. Meadows take up the matter with Mr. Ford directly, instead of using Martha Berry as an indirect avenue of discourse.
This is a congratulatory letter about the Ford donation from S.W. McGill of Columbia Theological Seminary.
John Harvey Kellogg says he is happy to know that Miss Berry returned from Europe in better health. He is also glad to hear that Mr. Ford has become interested in helping the school.
The Berry Schools are politely refusing to help Dr. Justice with approaching Mr. Ford.
In this letter Martha Berry tells Mildred that she sent her a chair and table as promised along with twenty dollars to cover freight fees. She tells Mildred that she cannot wait for the term to be over, because they are having too many visitors who only have come to see the new Ford buildings.
Marion M. Jackson says that he would be happy to help her with publicity, saying that he has already spoken with Alston and Maddox so he is familiar with the situation and is already at work. He discusses the incorrect article in the Rome News-Tribune as well as the Ford gifts.