D O C U M E N T S 3 3 5 , 3 3 7 A U G U S T 1 9 2 2 2 6 7 jeopardized through persistent and substantial damage to German production capa- bilities. In asking you to see that my name not be made public in connection with this matter, I am, with cordial regards to you and Miss Haldane,[3] yours very sin- cerely, A. Einstein. P.S. If you wish, I can procure for you the other publications by Mr. Rechberg on this matter.[4] There is naturally no need to reply to this letter however, I am gladly at your disposal in case you deem me somehow useful as a middleman. 335. To Paul Painlevé Berlin, 30 August 1922 Dear Mr. Painlevé, I am sending you herewith an article by Mr. Rechberg[1] that contains nothing new, of course, but in my opinion marks the only really tractable route. Would you not be inclined to exert your full influence in this same direction? I am also writing Lord Haldane for the same reason.[2] If France and England could concur on this program and take energetic steps along this route, in a short time not only could current obstacles be removed but also tolerable conditions would be secured for the future. Pardon me please for taking the liberty of writing to you about political things as a layman and please arrange that my name not be mentioned in connec- tion with all these public affairs. Cordial regards, yours. 336. From Richard B. Haldane Cloan, Auchterarder, Perthshire [after 30 August 1922] [Not selected for translation.] 337. To Carl Speyer[1] Berlin, 31 August 1922 Dear Mr. Speyer, To my knowledge the University of Jerusalem is initially only envisioning estab- lishing institutes for biology and chemistry, so your intention appears to be premature.[2] I unfortunately cannot offer you any recommendation, because as a
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