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Letter discusses a boy whom Melville B. Gurley, the former Berry chaplain, had asked Mr. Stockwell to help. While Stockwell did not mention the boy's name, Green assumes it is one of three boys who were "personal friends" of Gurley's, and who left the school when Gurley did. Green states that all three boys are welcome to return to Berry and tells Stockwell that Gurley "did not quite meet the situation here." Green advises Stockwell that all funds are pooled, since it is their experience that "special attention" to any one student undermines democracy at the school.
Gurley responds to the appeal from Berry that his wife recently received. While Gurley supports the work of the school, he is shocked that Berry would seek funds from them in light of the "shameful" and "misguided" treatment his brother received while Chaplain at Berry. Gurley reports that his brother's friends have rallied around him and he will suffer no loss, and closes by expressing his surprise that "a woman of your standing and achievement could permit the perpetration of such an action, or series of actions, as those of which he has been quite the innocent victim."