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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

Paris, France

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

Sincerely yours,

Linus Pauling


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