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TLS. [36 224, 36 225]. Typed on letterhead “National Academy of Sciences Office of the President
Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C.,” and addressed “Dr. Albert Einstein Hotel Commodore
New York City.”
Walcott (1850–1927) was president of the National Academy of Sciences and secretary of the
Dunn (1870–1953) was member of the presidency of S. G. White Engineering Company, and
Einstein’s master of ceremonies at functions in New York City and Washington D.C.
124. From Judah L. Magnes
114 Fifth Avenue New York, April 19, 1921.
My dear Professor:
I appreciate fully the fact that you are pressed for time and that you are desirous
of using the little time at your disposal for the purpose of raising funds for the
Unfortunately, I did not have in mind a fund-raising meeting when I
wrote you. Under the circumstances, it is probably better to forego the meeting I
With best wishes, I am Very truly yours,
TLC (IsJCAHJP, Judah L. Magnes Papers, P3/844). [36 842].
Author identified by repository.
See Doc. 122.
125. To Henry A. Miers
Commodore Hotel New York City, April 20, 1921
Dear Sir Henry:
Please accept my sincere thanks for your kind invitation, which I have much
I am sailing from New York either on the 24th or on the 28th
of May and shall go directly to Manchester on landing in England. After delivering
my lecture there, I will go most probably to London, where I am expected to deliver
one or two lectures at the King’s
I hope that this arrangement is acceptable to your University. I cannot state with
any precision the date of my lecture since it would depend upon sailing, but it will
probably take place between the first and ninth of June.
Kindly confirm receipt of this letter by cable (Hotel Commodore New York
I am, Yours very truly,