Thanks for yours of the 19th. Stanford is certainly showing great good sense and I wish you every pleasure and success there.
In this event Wisconsin is out for me and if your move is public knowledge I will write to Nathan Smith accordingly. I won't
do so, however, without hearing from you whether or not the information is still confidential. He indicated in June that
there was no need for haste in coming to a decision.
Its [sic] really no surprise to me that I'm not the choice for a pediatrician at Stanford. I'll be most interested
to know who the man is though, and doubtless the scuttlebutt will have reached Baltimore when I get back there next week.
After leaving Madison I had a talk with my chief, and though he and I are fast friends and I am persona grata in the department,
I suspect that for a number of reason the likelihood of my ever developing much of a program in genetics at Hopkins is not
very great. So I'm not averse to moving, and the thought of an association with you at Stanford is a very exciting one.
I hope something can be worked out.
Thanks so much for the reprints. They make for fascinating "hammock" reading, which is more than I can say for nearly
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all the scientific publications of the moment. Martha's vineyard is too relaxing and pleasant to waste the time reading
anything less than superior.