2 0 4 D O C U M E N T S 2 0 5 , 2 0 6 F E B R U A R Y 1 9 2 4
safer in your and the children’s interest, due to the circumstances brought on by the
war subsequent to completing the contract.
205. To Ladenburg, Thalmann & Co.
Berlin W. 30, 1 February 1924
Herewith please be notified that the disposition over the account
Mrs. Mileva Einstein
and the ownership of the assets entered in this account has by agreement been trans-
ferred to Mrs. Mileva
but with the limitation that Mrs. Mileva Einstein,
or, in the event of her decease, her
may completely freely dispose of the
interest, but that, as long as I am alive, may dispose of the capital only with my spe-
I shall express my approval to dispositions over the capital in that I shall cosign
the letters in question by Mrs. Mileva Einstein.
Otherwise, Mrs. Mileva Einstein will henceforth write to you directly.
Upon my decease, any disposition constraint on Mrs. Mileva Einstein, or after
her death, on her children, is canceled.
I am signing two copies of this letter. I’m sending one directly to you; the other
I am sending to Mrs. Mileva Einstein, Zurich, 3 Büchner St., so that she forwards
it to you and thereby shows her credentials to you.
206. From Fritz Haber
Dahlem, Berlin, 8 Faraday Way, 1 February 1924
Dear Albert Einstein,
In attachment you are receiving:
1) 5 documents that you gave to me today and that I return to
2) a letter to Ladenburg, Thalmann & Co., designated as 1st copy, which I ask
you please to sign and put in the mail to the