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Martha writes to Grady concerned about the water supply, according to Mr. Liebold it is needing attention as it is not being kept clean and in good condition. She trusts that Grady will give it his personal attention
Berry instructs Hamrick not to let boys who have not had measles drive or run errands between the schools. She asks him to speak with a boy about his reckless driving, have all of the trucks cleaned and serviced, and to spend time improving conditions around the new resevoirs.
Berry is expecting guests and wants Hamrick to spend time cleaning up the school grounds.
Martha Berry thanks Emily Vanderbilt Hammond for the recent visit of the Pilgrims to campus, describing the inspiration she and the students took from the visitors. Berry wishes Hammond could have accompanied her on a visit to the "homes on the mountainside" and writes of planning her own pilgrimage there. Berry describes a visit to the little cabin -- "the home of all my dreams and loving prayers for the Berry Schools."
Martha asks Grady to have rocks brought down to be put around the circle at the girls school before any guests arrive.
Harry J. Carlson encloses a rough sketch of the bookplate and inquires whether Martha Berry wishes to incur the expense of having the bookplate created. He reports that the motto, ribbon, and seal, carved in oak and intended to be kept as a model for other similar things, will be sent.
Martha Berry writes H. G. Hamrick, whom she fondly refers to as Grady, to say that she has told a Mr. Swafford that, on the first of January, his salary will begin at $50. She asks Hamrick to ensure that Mr. Swafford has a "steady boy" with him everyday.
Martha writes to Mr. Hamrick asking if he would put a new door on the Spring House on the mountain top.