3 2 8 D O C U M E N T S 3 8 3 – 3 8 5 N O V E M B E R 1 9 2 2
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
Stockholm, 10 November 
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