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Miss Berry thanks Miss Johnson for her donation of $10.
Martha Berry writes to Mrs. Prentice, the 5th vice president of The Garden Club of America, to invite the Garden Club to visit The Berry Schools when they are in Atlanta. She explains that the grounds and gardens at The Berry Schools are beautiful and well-kept, and that her home is across the street and has wonderful hedges of boxwood, which she is "sure the Club would enjoy seeing."
Mr. Cridland lets Martha Berry know that he will contact her when he is coming.
Berry writes Cridland upon her return from Europe, where she visited beautiful estates there and in England. She describes Oakhill as 'pathetic' by comparison and declares that should would like to see Cridland soon to discuss changes which must be made to her gardens.
Martha Berry lets Mr. Cridland know what is going through her mind about the garden.
Berry writes to Cridland to let him know she does not like his plans for the Oak HIll garden, as they require demolition of Martha Freeman's house, which Berry says must be preserved because it "adds to the tradition and history of the place."
In this letter Martha Berry thanks Mrs. Townsend for letting her visit and see her gardens. In return, she sends Mrs. Townsend some information about the Berry Schools and invites her to come and visit.
Miss Berry discusses the beauty of Mrs. Stotesbury's gardens and the enthusiasm she has for her own gardens.
A letter from Martha Berry to Mrs. Popper, in which she expresses her praise for Popper's gardens and her desire for Popper to take interest in Berry's gardens as well.
Berry encloses Hamrick's earlier letter and list of seeds and plants, asking that he update what is still needed. She plans to write to the Chase Company for dwarf boxwoods and asks Hamrick to confirm the number needed.
Clara Ford expresses her concern about the Atlanta Journal's misinformation on the Ford's coming to Berry next week. She promises to come soon, but she is presently concerned with building a new home. Mrs. Ford also plans to visit Mrs. Russell Hibbs, a friend of Mrs. John Hammond, in Pittsfield, MA before visiting Georgia. She wishes Miss Berry and the Campbell's to visit their (the Fords') new home.
Martha Berry writes to Grady Hamrick with specific instructions on what part of the plumbing is his responsibility, along with what needs to be chlorinated.