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Louis Morris Starr donates $1,000 in response to a form letter he received. He says that he's sorry he can't make it more but there are other urgent calls he must answer as well. He recommends that she contact Mr. Harkness, because he thinks Mr. Harkness would be interested in poor children since he's done so much for the rich students at Yale and Exeter.
Martha Berry is delighted and much encouraged to receive a check from Mrs. Crosby. She indicates she has just returned from a trip to Lookout Mountain where she found a most beautiful girl in a cabin about fifteen miles from civilization. She notes she is one of a family of eight. She told her about the Berry Schools, and she seems eager for her chance. She describes her as beautiful as a wild flower, so delicate. Martha Berry also met a young boy who is anxious to come to Berry. He told her he had read the Berry Catalog until he had almost worn it out. She states these trips refresh her. soul.
Hazard sends $100 as a special subscription for the work of The Berry Schools.
Martha writes to Mrs Crane to thank her for the gift that was sent to the Berry school. Martha writes about a girl she met on her recent trip to Lookout Mountain and hopes to have her at Berry soon as well.
Martha Berry expresses her heartfelt thanks for Mrs. Ansman's gift, discusses Berry's !00% return on the human investments that the school is making. Martha Berry asks Mrs. Ansman to spread the word about Berry to her friends.
Martha Berry writes Mrs. Harkness thanking her for her donation to the school on the back of one of the form letters they sent out.
A letter asking for the generosity of friends in sponsoring a child to attend Berry, as there is a long waiting list of children hoping for a spot as a scholarship student at The Berry Schools. She requests $150 in order to fully support a student for a year. Mr. F.A. Sherwood made a donation of $150.
Form donation request letter from Martha Berry to OP Willingham returned with $25 donation.
Mr. Hoge writes to Mr. Grant reminding him about his donation for the $100,000 drive for Berry.
This is a letter to friends of Martha Berry asking for donations due to a recent fire that burnt down a dormitory for 75 boys. Miss Berry expresses that they need to build a fire-proof building by September 1st.