9 Seleveyn Gardens
May 15, 1953
As you see, we are in our own house as of two days ago. Of course, life is not as
sybaritic as at the Rothschild but it has its points.
We are all delighted with your last letter and long to see you all but at least we have
Steve is in fine shape but is a handful on occasions. We went to a horse show where we
had the honor of meeting the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester but Steve wasn't impressed as a
matter of fact he almost kicked him in the shins!
Lots of love,
Dear Mamma and Daddy,
Having left the lab after tea, I dropped in on Albert, and here we are. Stevie is going to
school; seems to be enjoying himself. It is very nice to be with the Tylers. I regret the Bush's
arrived so soon. Be good to them. I like them very much. Big blurb in popular press on the
genetic implications of the Watson-Crick DNA. XXXO
I am getting along fine. I was getting troubled with the lunchoens at school. I hope that
you are getting along fine love your dog (Jeffie)
P.S. I enjoyed your letter so much that I could not I could not remember to write you.
Your dear friend
Dear Helen and Linus,
Just back from Millport, Scotland where Victor and I tried to solve all problems of
fertilization in the space of 3 weeks. Also visited some labs in Edinburgh for a couple of
days especially Waddingtire (who has a lab of interesting immuno-emboyology going on) and
Michael Savann's (who is the new D'Arcy Thompson).
We put up some sperm for electron-microscopy (by Tom Anderson's critical point
method) and some of the preparations, which we have just examined may be of interest [?] fine
All goes very well