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Note sent to "Miss Berry" thanking her for the inclusion of the author in the wedding of Hattie and Glenn, as well as apologizing for being unable to make a home visit to Miss Berry. Informs Martha Berry about Louise Moffett who knows about the family history.
Miss Berry sends an appeal because the recent "drouth" ruined Berry's crops which led to the necessity of purchasing food for the students and cattle. She says that she cannot travel as she used to so any help she receives is greatly appreciated. She also mentions the visit Mr. and Mrs. Elmhirst made to Berry on their wedding tour.
Dr. and Mrs. Tobben thank Miss Berry for all that she has done for them and explain their plan to give a gift each year on their wedding anniversary - a dollar for each year of their marriage.
Miss Berry writes to apologize that she could not attend Miss Smith's shower and offers to give her a wedding anywhere at the Berry Schools. She asks to have a "little drive" with Miss Smith to "talk things over".
Martha Berry writes to offer the use of the "little chapel" for a wedding ceremony as well as aid in getting ready.
Martha Berry apologizes for not having a suitable wedding gift.
Mr. Pulsifer writes to thank Miss Berry for sending him the things from the weaving room and regrets that there was not a suitable wedding gift among them.
Letter discusses planned trips that summer for Inez and Martha Berry. Letter mentions Rachel's wedding pictures.
In this letter, Samuel Taylor pledges to renew two scholarships he has given to young ladies attending the Berry Schools and expresses his interest in the good work the schools are doing.
Miss Berry has invited Miss Neal to an event at Mohank Lake in August, and has sent Miss Neal a clipping about Marion Berry's wedding. Berry notes that Tom Berry, Virginia Campbell and the Bonnyman's attended and said it was the most wonderful wedding they ever attended.
Miss Martha wishes to have Miss Cora Neal come visit her at Tate Springs, and she also asks for Miss Neal to send her more Pictorial Review blanks. Berry also mentions the forthcoming wedding in Europe between Marion Berry and Prince Heli [Chigi]; however, Berry writes that although she was asked to give a wedding gift of $10,000, she was not invited to the wedding.
In this letter Rio Bandy thanks Miss Berry for her kindness, and send further information about her wedding which she plans to have on Berry grounds
Louis Morris Starr regrets to hear that Martha Berry is still worried about the finances of the school. He sends a check for $1000, saying that his checkbook was rather emaciated due to his daughter's recent wedding but hoping that the check will help some. He also informs Berry that he will attempt to speak to Mr. Rockefeller Jr. about her financial needs.
In this letter Martha Berry discusses a great need for roofing tiles at the schools. She ends the letter on a more personal note with mention of Adele's wedding.
Beaten biscuit recipe, dairy help for Mrs. Hodgeon, and asking Miss Berry to give her away at wedding.