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“principle of ‘relative’ constancy of the velocity of light.”
Declines Einstein’s invitation to repent. [11 541].
July 29 2-page TLS from Robert W. Lawson. Requests a copy of
Einstein 1920j for its prospective translation into English.
Hopes to get a higher royalty for it. The English translation
of Einstein 1917a will be published on 19 August at the
latest. [44 276].
1-page TLS from Vieweg publishing house. Forwards a
request from the Hochschulbücherei, Marburg, for permis-
sion to transcribe Einstein 1917a into Braille script.
July 30 1-page TLC to Otto von Baeyer. The KWIP board of direc-
tors is prepared to grant the requested support, but because
the research will not be carried out by Baeyer himself, asks
for a statement of responsibility. GyBP, I. Abt., Rep. 34,
Nr. 1, Mappe Baeyer. [77 975].
2-page TLS from Hermann Thoms. Invitation to lecture to
the German Pharmacological Society in October on the
importance of the theory of relativity for physics, chemistry,
and perhaps pharmacology. [44 659].
Vieweg and Gauthier-Villars publishing houses sign a con-
tract on French edition of Einstein 1917a. [67 846].
July 31 1-page TLC from Ilse Einstein to Vieweg publishing house,
on behalf of Einstein. Consents to transcribe Einstein 1917a
into Braille script. [42 054].
1-page ALS from David Reichinstein. Gives thanks for the
advice. He does not hate Haber (see 27 July, in Calendar)
but detects something repulsive (“abstossend”) in his work.
August Dedication to Lina Kocherthaler on his photo: “Meiner
frohmütigen Cousine Lina. Albert Einstein.” Karen Cortell
Reisman Family. [85 903].
August 2 The first attack of Paul Weyland on Einstein. Tägliche
Rundschau, EE, Unterhaltungsbeilage.
August 3 “Comment on the Paper by W. R. Heß, ‘Contribution to the
Theory of the Viscosity of Heterogeneous Systems’” is
received (Vol. 7, Doc. 44).
1-page TLS from Heinrich Stern. Sends the manuscript of a
feuilleton before publishing it in a newspaper. Calculations