Hoge, Esther, September 29, 1947
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1839 N. 53 Street, Milkwaukee 8, Wis., September 29, 1947.
Professor Albert Einstein, Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, 90 Nassau Street, Princeton, N.J.
You have honored me by asking me to co-operate with your Committee in working for a peaceable and united world. As a Christian, a librarian, and a citizen of one world I shall do what I can to help attain the peace we all long for, and to interest others in becoming workers also. Enclosed is a money order for twenty-one dollars, representing the contributions of several besides myself. I hope to send more as I am able.
Under separate cover I am sending you some unpublished verse, which bears on the problem facing us. If you, or anyone you refer them to, think their publication would aid our cause, I should be happy to have them so used, along with others I have written.
It may interest you to know that I appointed myself a one-person committee two years ago to publicize to individuals and groups Emery Reves' excellent "Anatomy of peace", and purchased twenty-five copies which I gave to individuals here and abroad. I am convinced, however, that a world state will be no better than the character of the individuals who compose it, and therefore I am also actively supporting, and giving preference to, groups and individuals who are working for a return to God, Who said, "I, even I, am the Lord; and beside me there is no saviour." Isaiah 43:11. "For the nation and kingdom that will not serve thee shell perish; yea, those nations shall be utterly wasted." Isaiah 60:12.
God hep us to know and do His will.
Esther Hoge (signature) Esther Hoge
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