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Letter from Linus Pauling to Fritz London, October 28, 1937.
Pauling requests that London send reprints of his papers, noting that his suggestions
were of minor consequence in light of London's work. Pauling briefly discusses his
ongoing stay at Cornell University. He explains that he will have no chance to visit
Europe in the foreseeable future.
Dr. F. London
Université de Paris Institut Henri Poincaré
11, Rue Pierre-Curie
Dear Dr. London:
I was interested to read your note, and I hope that you will send me reprints of your
papers when they appear. It seemed to me that you have over-emphasized the importance
of the small corrections which I made in my calculations.
I am now lecturing at Cornell University for four months. My wife is here too, and
we have felt in walking about together on the hills above Lake Cayuga much the way
we felt ten years ago when we were with you by the Zurichersee. There seems to be
no prospect for us to come to Europe again soon.
With best regards, I am
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