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Martha Berry thanks Miss Hickok for her gift to the Berry Schools and expresses her wish that Miss Hickok could see the children that she is helping. She then describes a particular letter she received that touched her heart. Martha Berry then thanks Miss Hickok for helping to keep open the Gate of Opportunity and expresses her hope that she will one day be able to help every child who wishes to attend the school. She ends the letter by wishing Miss Hickok a happy Thanksgiving.




Martha Berry


Miss Rebecca Hickok


Martha Berry, “Letter to Miss Rebecca Hickok from Martha Berry.” Martha Berry Digital Archive. Eds. Schlitz, Stephanie A., Olivia Mund, Cassie LaJeunesse, Jessica Hornbuckle, et al. Mount Berry: Berry College, 2016. accessed July 4, 2022,

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