In this letter Flexner, the director of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, congratulated Heidelberger on his
promotion to Associate Member of the Institute.
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Courtesy of Michael Heidelberger.
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In accordance with my promise I am informing you in advance of the formal notification that you have been appointed "Associate
Member" and your total salary fixed at $6,000 per annum. It is hoped that you will continue, for the present, supervision
of Mr. Baker's work.
I wish to congratulate you sincerely[?] on this promotion and on the excellent work you have been doing to win it.
Moreover, I wish to add that you have been [. . .] leave of absence, with full salary, from March 1, 1924 to September 1st,
1924. This latter date can be extended
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until October 1st if necessary in order to carry out specific plans.