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The only thing left is for me to ask you to forgive me. I would have reacted long
ago, if I hadn’t been feeling around in the dark like this. But I think it’s better that
I did wait, instead of complicating the business with overhasty steps.
I wanted to meet up with you in Munich to talk to you but Dr. Anschütz just told
me that you’re not going there now at all; and so I wanted to ask you where I can
see you. Just because this affair is so terrible for me, I very much look forward to
being able to patch everything up again.
Awaiting your message with great impatience, many greetings to you, yours,
95. To Heinrich Zangger
[Berlin,] ¢30² 31 July 
Thanks for the nice
if he’s still there. I’m meeting
in August. Around 17th ¢August² September I’m at the physicists’ conven-
end of September until mid-October in Leyden, then continuously
back in Berlin. I’m very happy that we shall be seeing each other again. In these
dismal times, personal friendship is everything. For the past 3 days Langevin has
been staying with me, in order to participate in a pacifist
too good for this world.
Cordial regards, yours,
96. From Paul Epstein
Munich, 92 Augusten St., 92/Ir, 1 August 1923
Highly esteemed Professor,
It was a great disappointment for me that during my brief stay in Berlin you were
Now I hear from Sommerfeld that you plan to go to Bavaria
in the next few days or
May I, therefore, ask whether you intend also to
make a stop in Munich for a longer or shorter period? I would adjust my departure
from here accordingly and, therefore, also request information about the period of
time of your poss. presence in Munich.