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Then departure for
a quite complicated itinerary. I cer-
tainly did not write anything about wanting to move here. I just put forth the
Send no money; I have my reasons. We’re going to stay in Berlin, all
right; my decision is firmly made
So calm down and never fear!
Greetings & a kiss from your
Albert left for Rheinfelden
What a fine chap. We’ll see if he really does
come to see us. I’ll bring the stockings along.
Vol. 9, 78a. To Elsa Einstein
[Lucerne,] Tuesday. [29 July 1919]
I’m staying here until Sunday, Aug. 3rd, and will then go to Zurich for a couple
of days in order to be with Tete a bit
Miza is still staying in Rheinfelden
(about 6th–8th August). Write
that I dropped the plan to
There can scarcely be any doubt left about Mama’s illness,
careful in your letters; she is very suspicious! Why did you reveal Benzingen to
I’m very sorry for Mrs.
The new solution for Aunt Fanny appeals to
me, also that Margot will now keep her little bit of
Warm greetings, yours,
Vol. 9, 79a. To Elsa Einstein
Lucerne. Thursday [31 July 1919]
Today I received yet another telegram from you, and a quite truncated one at that
(‘have’ instead of
etc.). But I managed to understand it anyway, along
with the avowal of your
I would have stayed until Sunday anyway.
Also, I already spoke with Meyer and Grossmann to the effect that my coming was
So all of that would not have been necessary. I also received a
scared letter from Planck about rumors circulating about
But I already re-
plied to him in a placating manner a few days ago. We’re staying there in any case.