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Mr. Dantzler writes to the Berry School department of domestic science inquiring if they might be interested in a loom and a spinning wheel and reel that is grandmother once needed.
The author informs Mr. Ham that while they appreciate his interest, the Berry school cannot make and sell an article that he requested because they only have a small weaving room and a few looms. The author apologizes and wishes Mr. Ham the best of luck with his project.
Martha writes to Jessie to have the looms threaded up to show off to visitors when they come.
Martha Berry thanks Mr. McCamy for his generous gift of a loom for the work-room.
Martha Berry writes that she would like Westcott Hosiery Hills to ship the loom they discussed and thanks Mr. McCamy for his "much needed donation."
Rachel McClenahan thanks Martha Berry for the gift of four towels made at the Berry schools and expresses her desire to visit during her motor trip through the South.
Letter to Lucy H. McDonald from Martha Berry regarding a loom that she wanted to sell to the schools. Miss Berry writes to inform her that she won't be need or be able to purchase the loom from her.
Lucy writes to Martha about a loom that she had purchased but was wanting to sell it to the Berry Schools as it has not seen very much use.
Anna B. Mowry, treasurer to the Women's Benevolent Union of the Evangelical Congregational Church, writes Martha Berry to offer a $20 donation from her organization, although she wishes they could give more. She also writes of her particular interest in the hand weaving that is being done at Berry because she herself does some weaving on her own small loom. She ends by sending prayers to Martha Berry, her work, and the Berry Schools.
Martha writes to Miss McDonald that they would love to have the loom if it could be given to the school.
Mrs. McDonald recalls being interested in the weaving she observed when she visited the Berry Schools last. She then offers to send one of the larger looms she owns to the schools.
Berry will give Hamrick a loom so she can help the girls produce enough cloth to exhibit, but also to show the girls how to start and finish their work.