Dear Joshua and Esther: This will acknowledge your pre-Stockholm letter and the lunar reprint and what you proposed to say
to the court in Stockholm. I doubt if I could be as generous to a King as you have been. When I was a little fellow we had
a mess[?] of soldiers whose leader was a king. In the mock battles I used to knock off the king first -- than [sic] his officers.
These toys come from Germany -- the king being the Kaiser. The rabble were Russian and Jewish soldiers.
Any problems pertaining to carbohydrate chemistry should not be readily solved with your close proximity to Clint[?] Ballon
Ahant[?] 2 years ago Stanford wanted to get Clint[?] but due to the race prejudice against Orientals they decided to stay
You will note that I respected the [ . . . ] I gave
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stockholm remarks -- though I could have sold them locally to a good agent. Well now you can have it in writing -- when you
come back to Madison and Im [sic] there again I'll cook that lunch for you. I note that Geneticists l [ . . . ] the Military
are in the SNUM[?] these days. All problems in medicine will fall via Geneticists -- ?? As our missiles protect our freedom!!
* With best wishes and all good cheer and the best of luck at Stanford