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Martha Berry thanks Mrs. Henry Sillcocks and her friend for their gift.

Mrs. Groesbeck tells Martha Berry how great her work is and she talks a bit about the weather.

Hollenback encloses her usual contribution, regretting she cannot do more. She asks Berry if she remembers the blizzard of several years ago and whether she has flown since summer 1927.

Hyatt describes the California weather and encloses a contribution.

Berry responds to Achelis's letter, saying that her summer in Georgia has left her "so sunburned and freckled that you would not know me." She has been making frequent trips into the mountains, which are tiring but enriching. Berry wishes Achelis were there to enjoy the peaches and hopes that the basket that was sent suits her needs.

Berry reports on her European trip, her stay at Carlsbad, and the Edith Macy Memorial Library. She reminisces about happy days with Ladd and expresses confidence that Ladd and her husband will return to good health.

Whitfield sends thanks for the Christmas cake, talks about the weather in New York, and reports that Mrs. Hammond will soon start a singing class.

Myers promises to get a shipment out as soon as possible.


Laura Allen writes that she is donating $500, $200 more than the previous year, because of a fire at the school and a drought the previous summer. She then hopes for better weather in the future for the schools.

Berry responds to a letter from Ford with details about the weather, visitors to the school who admired the Ford Buildings, taking dolls to mountain children, and Martha Freeman's health. Berry requests a painting of Henry Ford for the dining room.

Letter regarding the recent luncheon at the Cosmopolitan Club and mentioning the hope for Mr. Cameron's visit to speak at graduation. She mentions the expectation of a portrait of Henry Ford as an anniversary gift for the schools.

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