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Letter from Linus Pauling to Vannevar Bush. September 23, 1940.
Pauling writes to accept Bush's offer of a research appointment administered by the National Defense Research Committee.

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September 23, 1940

Dr. Vannevar Bush

National Defense Research Committee

1530 F Street NW

Washington, D.C.

Dear Dr. Bush:

I am very glad indeed to accept appointment as a member of Section L3 of Division B of the National Defense Research Committee. I am returning enclosed the oath of allegiance to the United States and the signed copy of the Espionage Act.

With best personal regards, I am

Sincerely yours,

Linus Pauling

LP:jr

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