"A NOTE ABOUT HONEST JIM: Today Dr. Leonard Hamilton telephoned me from New York. He has been asked by Wilkins (with whom
he has worked) and Crick to arrange that a lawyer write a letter to Pusey, President of Harvard, objecting to the publication
by Harvard University Press of the book Honest Jim. He asked if I would be willing to join in. I said that I would like to
know what was said in the letter, abut that I did authorize that I be referred to in the letter, as well as Wilkins and Crick.
I also said that I would pay part of the legal expense. This does not, however, comit [sic] me, I said, to any further action,
such as a libel suit."
Linus Pauling. Linus Pauling - Note to Self. Deer Flat Ranch, Salmon Creek, Big Sur, California (typed). May 4, 1967.
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