September 25, 1951
Prof. J. T. Randall, F.R.S,
University of London King's College
Strand, W.C. 2, London
Dear Professor Randall:
I thank you for your kind letter of 28 August. I have just read it, having been away
from Pasadena for nearly a month.
I am sorry to have troubled you by writing about the x-ray photographs of desoxyribosenucleic
acid. It is clear that Dr. Oster was misinformed when he spoke to me - he said quite
definitely that Wilkins was not planning to carry out an interpretation of the x-ray
photographs. I was, of course, surprised at this, but it seemed to be worth while
to follow up his suggestion that I write to you.
With best regards, I am