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383. From Richard B. Haldane
Westminster, 23 Queen Anne’s Gate, 23 October 1922
Dear and esteemed Professor,
Negotiations with your government need time. But now I have personally visited
the Foreign Office and also the Ministry of
The idea of a plan analogous to the one by Mr. Arnold Rechberg is not entirely
[new]. Cecil Rhodes presented the concept to the Kaiser many years before the war.
It has its merits. But problems stand in the way of a rapid advance along such lines.
[Something] quicker [would be] necessary.
I submit to you for private use a letter I received from Sir Basil Blackett. He is
the “permanent adviser about the Reparations procedure” of the Treasury here. You
shall see best what his opinion is when you read [his] own
In any event, it is only good that the idea be before the government in London
by virtue of the importance of your name.
I shall disregard the further developments.
Most devotedly yours,
384. From Christopher Aurivillius[1]
Stockholm, 10 November [1922]
nobel prize for physics granted you more by
385. From Christopher Aurivillius
Stockholm, 10 November 1922
Highly esteemed Professor,
As I already informed you by
during the meeting held yesterday the
Roy. [Swedish] Academy of Sciences chose to award you with the previous year’s