D O C . 6 F E B R U A R Y 1 9 1 9 5
To Mr. Anschütz many thanks for the
invitation.[5]
It is very welcome that Edgar Meyer is having Ehrenhaft’s experiments thor-
oughly rechecked for us. That the charges of a single particle are integral multiples
[of e] is already completely
secured.[6]
Another local physicist has carefully remea-
sured the magnetic gyroscope effect; he found only half the theoretical
value.[7]
It’s
teeming here with (hungry) theoreticians. Abraham is here. Laue is soon coming
over, Debye also wanted to
come.[8]
They are all looking forward to
Epstein.[9]
6. Divorce Decree
Zurich, 14 February 1919
Zurich Local Court
Section II
At its hearing of 14 February 1919,
which was attended by the local magistrates E. Lang, Vice President,
Drs. Huber and Bänninger,
as well as the Substitute Court Clerk: E. Wild,
In Re
Mrs. Mileva Einstein née Marit, b[orn] 1875, originally from
Novi Sad (Hungary) cop. 1903,
Mosaic,[1]
residing at 59 Gloria
Street, Zurich 7,
Plaintiff,
represented by Prosecuting Attorney Zürcher, Zurich 7,
versus
Professor Albert Einstein, b. 1879, of Zurich, Mosaic, residing at Ha-
berland Street, No. 5, in Berlin, curr. at Sternwarte Boarding House,
Hoch Street, Zurich 7,
Defendant,
concerning
D i v o r c e
on the point at issue:
“Can the marriage between the litigants be dissolved
on the basis of Art. 137 of the C[ivil]
C[ode]?”[2]
based on the following facts and legal grounds:
I. The parties were wedded on 6 January 1903 in
Berne.[3]
They had joint marital
residence until June 1914 in Switzerland, lastly in Zurich. Since that time they have
in fact been living
separately.[4]