Mar 19, 2015 - Sale 2376

Sale 2376 - Lot 70

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
OPPENHEIMER, JULIUS ROBERT. Typed Letter Signed, "J R Oppenheimer," as Director of the Los Alamos Laboratory, to chemist Lester Guttman, expressing delight that he agreed to join the project and stating what salary he may expect. 1 page, 4to; horizontal folds. With the original envelope. Santa Fe, 4 May 1943

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"I am delighted to learn from Dr. Long that you have agreed to join our project. Your name will be placed on our payroll at a salary of $280.00 per month, as of June 15, 1943. . . ."
with--Earl A. Long. Two Typed Letters Signed, "EAL" or "Earl A. Long," to Lester Guttman. the first, informing him that Prof. Hildebrand has made a formal request. The second, with "RESTRICTED" in red type at top of page, detailing how and when to travel to Santa Fe, and the address of the room to which he is to report. Each 1 page, 4to, "Columbia University: Division of War Research" stationery; horizontal folds. Each with the original envelope. New York, 8 April; 11 May 1943.