This is President Roosevelt’s response to Albert Einstein’s letter about atomic testing. This letter was done in 1939 by Edwin Watson, secretary to the President.
|Document Type:||Primary Document|
|Historical Event:||New Mexico Role in WW II (1941-45)|
|Sub Event:||Manhattan Project|
|Date:||October 17, 1939|
October 17, 1939
Dear Professor Einstein:
The President has asked me to thank you very much for your recent letter and for your thoughtfulness in sending the manuscripts to him. He has found the data of this research most interesting and is deeply grateful for your kindness in bringing it to his attention. I am glad to inform you that the matter is being thoroughly investigated by a board in cooperation with Dr. Sachs.
With kindest regards, I am,
EDWIN M. WATSON
Secretary to the President
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