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Martha Berry thanks Marion Dame for her gift that will be used to buy additional farm land which will be worked by Berry boys to provide food at Berry for many years.
Martha Berry responds to S. Mims Harrison's letter, offering her mother's house near the Berry property. Martha Berry states that, at the current time, they are not interested in aquiring the house, but might be interested at a later time.
S. Mims Harrison expresses her congratulations to Martha Berry about the success of her schools, and informs her that her mother's house directly across from the schools will be for sale soon, and she would like the schools to have the first shot at it.
A letter stating that some property Berry was interesting in acquiring near the quarry was still not for sale by the current owners.
H. J. Shigley writes to Martha regarding a narrow strip of land between Martha's property and the new highway. Suggesting that Martha may want to purchase it to get her property up to the highway.
Berry responds to a letter from Reagan seeking a position as matron and proposing to use her house and lot in exchange for schooling for her son.
Land receipt describing some property purchased by Martha Berry for a $5.00 option.
Martha Berry requests the amount of her taxes for the land she has in Newton.
This is a letter from Miss Berry to Mr. Keown regarding purchasing a large area of land to take care of the overflow at The Berry Schools.
Mr. Hardy writes about some land that he has for sale in Chatooga, Walker, and Whitfield Counties on Taylor's and Dick's ridge. He writes about a proposed trade he has pending for this land.
Martha Berry tells Mr. West that it is impossible for the schools to buy the land being offered to them, due to the land being across the road from the schools. The land is not in any plans for future development. However, she gives the land an estimate of $5,000 and says that if he wants to sell for that price, she would reconsider.