D O C U M E N T S 2 2 0 2 2 2 J U N E 1 9 2 8 2 2 1 220. To the Association of Free Socialist Youth[1] [Berlin,] 14 June 1928 In my opinion, from the point of view of international political relations it is of great importance that your association be represented at the congress in Warsaw.[2] Therefore, I am convinced that it is very desirable, through allocation of the neces- sary means, for you be put in the position to be represented there.— Respectfully yours, 221. To Chaim Weizmann [Berlin,] 14 June 1928 Dear Weizmann, From your letter I see that in the interim all efforts to find a sound basis for the development of the university have failed.[1] I am not in favor of the compromise that has been achieved.[2] Under these circumstances I have decided to withdraw completely[3] de facto from involvement in this whole quest. Contrary to my orig- inal intention, I will abstain from officially resigning from the board of trustees.[4] I do not wish to contribute, in appearance or in reality,[5] to the failure of the uni- versity’s development[6] by discrediting the latter in the eyes of the public.[7] I do not yet know whether I will be here on 17 July. If I can travel, I will be on the Baltic at that point.[8] In the hope of seeing you again soon, warm regards, your A. Einstein 222. To Heinrich Zangger [Berlin, 14 June 1928] Dear Zangger, It’s terrible that the old ailments are reappearing in Tetel at this most dangerous period in life.[1] I am also absolutely in favor of him being sent to the mountains again. But he must not have too much contact with the medical clans. He is in any case a little hypochondriac with neurasthenic tendencies who reads and sits around too much. Being with me is good for him, but I cannot consider traveling now. It seems that I have a pericardial inflammation with liquid exudate in the pericardial
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