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Letter from Konrad Bloch to Linus Pauling. March 20, 1959.
Bloch writes to thank Pauling for the insightful recommendation of Francis Crick that Pauling sent to Bloch and his colleagues at Harvard University.




12 Oxford Street

Cambridge 38, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

March 20, 1959

Professor Linus Pauling

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, California

Dear Professor Pauling:

My colleagues in the Chemistry Department and I are most grateful to you for the thoughtful letter you have sent us about Dr. Francis Crick. Your opinion has been of the greatest help for our decision to offer a professorship to Dr. Crick.

With best regards.

Sincerely yours,

Konrad Bloch


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