258 DOCUMENT 228 OCTOBER 1910
An
entry
in
his "Scratch Notebook"
(Vol. 3, Appendix A),
[p.
30],
indicates that he
not only
had
an
appointment at
the
Ministry,
but also
with Ernst Mach and with Anton
Lampa (see
Wolters
1987,
pp.
130-133).
An
evening spent
with Friedrich Adler's father Victor
on
this
oc-
casion
is
described
many years
later
(see
draft
on verso
of Emma Adler
to Einstein, 9 July
1930), though
Einstein
gives
an
incorrect
year.
[2]The
manuscript
of Einstein 1910d
(Vol. 3,
Doc.
9)
was
sent
under
separate
cover
with the
preceding
document.
[3]Published
as
Einstein
1911a
(Vol. 3,
Doc.
12),
which
was
received
30
November
by
the
Annalen der
Physik.
[4]The
paper
by
Joseph
John Thomson
is
Thomson,
J
J. 1910.
[5]Winter semester 1910/1911
at
the
University
of
Zurich
began 17
October
(see
Zürich
Ver-
zeichnis
1910b,
title
page);
Einstein lectured
on
electricity
and
magnetism (four
hours
a
week
to
sixteen students and
six auditors)
and
on
selected
chapters
in
theoretical
physics
(two
hours
a
week
to eight
students and
two
auditors),
as
well
as
conducting
a
physics
seminar
(one
hour
a
week for
five
students and
one
auditor)
and
directing
a
laboratory every day
for
more
advan-
ced students
together
with Professor Alfred Kleiner
(see
Kontrollbücher über die
Honorarge-
bühren, W.S.
1910/11,
SzZU, Kassa-Archiv,
and Zürich
Verzeichnis
1910b,
p.
22).
The lecture
notes
on
electricity
and
magnetism
are
presented
as
Vol.
3,
Doc.
11.
[6]Friedrich
Pockels
and Paul Hertz.
228.
From the Julius
Springer Publishing
House
[Heidelberg,]
25.
Okt.
1910
Herrn Professor Dr.
Einstein,
Zürich.
Hochgeehrter
Herr!
Darf ich
mir die
Anfrage gestatten,
ob Sie
für die nächste Zeit
irgend
wel-
che literarischen Pläne
hegen,
zu
deren
Ausführung
ich mich Ihnen
zur
Ver-
fügung
stellen
dürfte?[1] Es wäre
mir eine
ganz
besondere
Freude,
wenn
Sie
sich meiner
Firma einmal als
Verleger
bedienen wollten.
In
vorzüglicher
Hochachtung
und mit besten
Empfehlungen
Ihr sehr
erge-
bener
Ferdinand
Springer[2]
TLSC
(GyHeidS, Mappe
Einstein
E-24).
[71
430].
Secretarial
notes
are
omitted.
[1]The
Teubner
and
Hirzel
publishing
houses had earlier
expressed
similar
requests (see
Docs.
59 and
126).
[2]Ferdinand
Springer
(1881-1965)
was
co-proprietor
of the
publishing firm,
chiefly
re-
sponsible
for natural-science
publications.
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