To the Trustees of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute:
"Enclosed please find one thousand ($1,000; dollars toward the ten
thousand ($10,000) dollars needed for the establishment of Perma¬
nent Fund for the Nurse-Training Department of the Tuskegee Nor¬
mal and Industrial Institute; this Fund to be designated as the
"One-half of the annual interest on the above one thousand C$1,000)
dollars, and, also, on whatever sums may7 be added to this Lafay7ette
Fund from time to time by7 the present donor, or by7 other donor or
donors, or by7 accrued interest, is not to be expended, but to be
added to the principal, until the needed amount of ten thousand
($10,000) dollars accrues.
'' Meanwhile, the remaining one-half of the annual interest is to be
used annually for the benefit of the Nurse-Training Department of
the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute.
"After the required sum of ten thousand ($10,000) dollars has ac¬
crued, then the entire interest thereof shall be used annually to
defray the expenses of the Nurse-Training Department of the Tus¬
kegee Normal and Industrial Institute.
"Or, at the discretion of the trustees of said Tuskegee Normal and
Industrial Institute, part of the annual interest of this said Lafay7ette
Fund of ten thousand ($10,000) dollars, may be used for hospital
needs of said Institute.
"May 12th, 1893."
Mrs. Mary E. Berry, formerly of Macon County, Ala., but now re¬
siding in New7 York City, has given the Institution a deed to a plan¬
tation ten miles from Tuskegee, that contains four hundred acres of
land; has on it several buildings, including one brick building with
nine rooms. The estate with improvements is valued at $10,000.
The Fund of $2,000, given some time ago by Miss Olivia E. P.
Stokes, for investment—the interest to be used in helping students
having the Christian Ministry in view—is invested as follows:
$1,200 temporarily invested in the supply farm, "Marshall" Farm;
$800 lent to A. A. Torbert, for building.
A gentleman and his wife, residing in Boston, who do not care to
have their names made public, have established the "Dizer Fund,"
the object of which is described in the following letter :
To the Trustees of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute Tus¬
kegee, Alabama: " '
I hereby donate to the Trustees of the Tuskegee Normal and In-