98 DOCUMENT 83 FEBRUARY 1908
Um ein Mißverständnis
auszuschließen,
bemerke
ich,
daß Ihr Artikel nicht
ein
Bericht,
sondern eine
Originalmitteilung
sein soll.
Mit
vorzüglicher Hochachtung
Ihr
ergebener
J.
Stark.
ALS.
[22
322].
The
envelope
is
addressed "Herrn
Dr. A.
Einstein
in
Bern
Aegertenstr.
55.
Schweiz,"
and
postmarked
"Greifswald
2
12.2.08.4-5N[achmittags]."
Three unrelated
equa-
tions
in
Einstein's hand
on
the last
page
of the
original
are
omitted.
[22 323].
One of them
ex-
presses
a
central force law
proportional
to r-5.
[1]Einstein
1907j (Vol. 2,
Doc.
47).
Stark
was
the editor of
the
Jahrbuch der Radioaktivität
und
Elektronik, in
which the
paper appeared.
See Docs.
58,
60,
61,
and 63
for
correspondence
between Einstein and Stark
in
connection with this
paper.
[2]Edward
L.
Nichols
(1854-1937)
was
Professor of
Physics
at
Cornell
University.
His
pub-
lication
is
Nichols
1905.
[3]The
article
is
Dahms 1905. Albert Dahms
(1872-?)
was
Privatdozent
in physics
at
the
University
of
Leipzig.
[4]Stark had
just published
an
article
in
the
Physikalische Zeitschrift
on
the relation between
fluorescence and molecular constitution
(Stark 1908a).
No
paper
by
him
on
this
subject ap-
peared
in the Jahrbuch.
[5]See
Einstein 1905i
(Vol.
2,
Doc.
14), §7,
for Einstein's work
on
Stokes's rule.
83.
From Emil
Bose[1]
Oliva bei
Danzig, Georgstr.
22.
[12
February
1908]
Redaktion der
Physikalischen
Zeitschrift
Sehr
geehrter
Herr!
Ihr
Manuskript,
Eine
neue
elektrostatische Methode
etc[2]
haben
wir
mit
bestem Dank erhalten.
Die
Arbeit
wird
baldmöglichst
(voraussichtlich
in
No.
......)
in
der
Physikalischen
Zeitschrift
zum
Abdruck
gelangen.
Die Ihnen demnächst
zugehende
Korrektur
wollen Sie bitte tunlichst
um-
gehend druckfertig
machen und
an
S.
Hirzel,
Verlagsbuchhandlung, Leipzig,
Königstraße
2
senden.
Mit
vorzüglicher Hochachtung
Prof.
Dr.
Emil Bose
PKS.
[19
092].
The
verso
is
addressed "An Herrn
Dr. A.
Einstein Bern
Aegertenstr. 3
Schweiz,"
and
postmarked
"Oliva
(Westpr.) 12.11.08.3-4N[achmittags]."
The document
is
a
printed form,
the handwritten
portion
of which
is
presented
in italics. The underscored word
appears
in
the
original
in
spaced
letters
("Sperrdruck").
[1]Bose
(1874-1911)
was
Professor of
Physical Chemistry at
the Technical
University
of
Danzig,
Director of its
Physical-Chemical Laboratory,
and editor of the
Physikalische
Zeit-
schrift.
[2]The
manuscript
of Einstein 1908a
(Vol.
2,
Doc.
48).
The
paper appeared
in issue
7
of
vol-
ume
9
of the
Physikalische Zeitschrift,
which
was
dated
1
April
1908.
See the editorial
note,
"Einstein's 'Maschinchen' for the Measurement of Small
Quantities
of
Electricity,"
pp.
51-55,
for
a
discussion of
its
contents.
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