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Martha Berry writes to thank Mrs. Higgins for her letter and to give her condolences for the death of Mrs. Higgins' husband. She expresses her wish that Mr. Higgins could have seen Berry Schools, and explains the work of the schools. She then talks about the worthwhileness of helping the children and suggests that helping the children at the Berry Schools would be a beautiful way to memorialize Mr. Higgins. She ends the letter by thanking Mrs. Higgins for her interest and inviting her to come visit the schools.




Martha Berry


Mrs. James Higgins


Martha Berry, “Letter to Mrs. James Higgins 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 December 7, 2022,

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