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61. 15th May, 19..

Dear Prof. Anisimov,

We wish to approach you with a request to help us collect samples of... We intend to elaborate an entirely new system of classification based on the princeples of... Your assistance in this undertaking will be of great service to us.

I look forward to your help and interest.

Yours sincerely,
S. Kuprianov

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(favourable reply to letter # 61)

62. 19th May, 19..

Dear Dr. Kuprianov,

I acknowledge receipt of your kind letter of 15th May in which you ask me to supply you with samples of...

I have already instructed (advised) some of my co-workers to collect the following samples for you:
1. ...
2. ...
3. ...

The elaboration of a new classification on the basis of... is exceedingly interesting and useful, espacially in our fielg of work. I trust I shall be able to send you the samples in 5 or 6 days.

I am happy to be of this small assistance and wish you much success in your undertaking.

Kindly convey my best regards to your wife.

Yours sincerely,
R. Anisimov

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(unfavourable reply to letter # 61)

63. 19th May, 19..

Dear Dr. Kuprianov,

In reply to your letter of 15th May I am very sorry to inform you that I am unable to help you in your undertaking as there are no samples available in our laboratory in present.

We are planning an expedition for July-August and hope to collect enough samples both foe you and for ourselves.

Perhaps in autunm I shall be able to help you. Meanwhile you may refer to Dr. Smirnov of Leningrad for for help. You will be able to contact him at this address: Dr. S.R. Smirnov, Institute of Biology, 18 Ryleyev St., Leningrad, USSR.

I wish to express my regret once again, and remain,

Yours sincerely,
R. Anisimov.

P.S. If you wish I will write introducing you. R.A.

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(expressing gratitude to letter # 62)

64. 24th May, 19..

Dear Prof. Anisimov,

I am happy to receive your letter of 19th May in which you inform me abput dispatching the samples.

I am looking forward with great pleasure to receiving the material. As soon as the parcel arrives I shall advise you immediately.

I am very grateful to you for the help that you are rendering me and I hope that you will let me know without hesitation whenever you require any service or information from me.

With best regards,

Yours sincerely,
S. Kuprianov

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65. April 30th, 19..

Dear Andrew,

May I ask you to helpme in a certain matter. As you know from my previous letter I am writing a manuscript on... and I lack certait material which is of great importance to me. The only person to whom I can address myself for this help is you. I remember once you mentioned you were willing to supply me with this material in case I need it. The time has now come for me to ask you to grant me this material, if you haven't changed your mind, and for which I shall be most grateful.

If you think I can be of any help to you, do not hesitate to write to me.

With best wishes,

Yours sincerely,
George

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(reply to letter # 65)

66. May 5th, 19..

Dear George,

I have received your letter of April 30. I am very happy that you have turned to me with your request and that I can be of help to you. Of cource, I haven't changed my mind and wish to assure you that the material is always at your disposal whenever you need it. All I ask you to do is to write me in detail what particular information you are interested in.

At the present time I do not experience any need in your help, but what I would like to have, indeed, is your advice.

In a week or so I shall prepare a number of questions for your consideration and will kindly ask you to give your full attention to each item.

I trust I will hear from you soon.

With best regards,

Yours sincerely,
Andrew

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67. 15 July, 19..

Dear Dr. Anisimov,

In the journal "..." I have read your paper under the title "...".

The results obtained are interesting, the methods of investigation used excellent. I would like to follow your methods in my work, but there are some steps which are unclear to me. I am writing to inquire whether you can arrange for me a visit to your laboratory so that I could familiarize myself with your techniques in more deteil. I would like to experiment in your laboratory for one month.

In exchange, it would be a great pleasure to invite you to work in our laboratory for the same period (or more) and to cooperate in investigating such a problem as...

Trusting to hear from you soon, I remain,

Yours sincerely,
John S. Stanley

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68. Dear Prof. Goncharov,

I am writing to inquire if you could supply us with the following material. As you know we are experimenting on ... and your help wpuld be very useful. Furthermore, I could be grateful to you if you could inform me about the equipment you have employed to obtain such precise measurements of the sample.

At the present time Dr. Singh is completing his experimental part of our joint study. He believes your methods are most suitable for his work. Nevertheless he still has some doubts as to to the modified variant and wishes to have your advice. I trust you will be able to clarify this matter. He told me that further improvement of the method can be accomplished. Your opinion?

Yours sincerely,
Andrew P. Fulton

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69. 3rd January, 19..

Dear Andrei Sokolv,

A short time ago we came across an abstract of your paper published in "Chemical Abstracts." December, 19.. under the title "A Similar Polymerase System Requiring 4-Deoxyribonucleoside Triphosphates."

We should like very much to have a reprint of this paper for translation and submission to the Journal of Chemistry. I trust I will soon hear from you.

With best wishes to yourself and your wife for the New Year.

Yours sincerely,
Cecil Bronkers

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(favourable reply to letter # 69)

70. 10th January, 19..

Dear Cecil Bronkers,

I am in receipt of your letter of 3rd January, 19... from which I learn that you are interested in my paper "A Similar Polymerase System Requiring 4-Deoxyribonucleoside Triphosphates." It gives me great pleasure to send you the reprint and I trust the information will be of help to you.

Thank you very much for the New Year wishes. My best regards to yourself and to your wife.

Looking forward to hearing from you soon, I remain,

Yours sincerely,
Andrei Sokolov

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(unfavourable reply to letter # 69)

71. 10th January, 19..

Dear Cecil Bronkers,

In reply to your letter of 3rd January, I regret very much to inform you that I cannot supply you with this reprint as I do not have any extra copies at my disposal. I would advise you to write an inquiry to our journal Biochemistry for a reprint and permission to translate and publish it in the Journal of Chemistry.

With best wishes and regards,

Yours sincerely,
Andrei Sokolov

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(reply to letter # 70)

72. 15th January, 19..

Dear Andrei Sokolov,

I acknowledge with thanks receit of your reprint and thank you very much for your permission to translate and publish it in the Journal of Chemistry. As soon as the translation is ready I shall send it to you for correction.

In March there will be a symposium on Photosynthesis, in Vienna. I am sending you the programme with this letter. Perhaps it may be of interest to you.

With best wishes,

Yours sincerely,
Cecil Bronkers
Enclosure: programme

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73. August 5th, 19..

Dear Madam,

"Physical Abstracts" carries an abstract... I should very much appreciate having a reprint of this paper and kindly ask you to send it to me at your earliest convenience.

With best regards,

Yours sincerely,
John S. Smith

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74. 12th June, 19..

Dear Alfred,

Under separate cover I am forwarding to you a reprint "Synthesis of Protein and Included Enzyme in Some Plants."

I wonder if you could arrange to have reprints on the structure of cellulose forwared to me. I should be very happy if you could supply me with the latest data on this kind of work.

With best wishes and regards,

Yours sincerely,
Viktor

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(exchange of reprints)

75. 14th August, 19..

Dear Professor Singer,

Dr. Andrei P. Filippov has shown me your letter requesting reprints on fluorochemicals. This is within my area of active research and I am keenly interested in the developments taking place in the study of electrochemical fluoration. I would very much like to know what research work has been done in recent years in your country as much as you are interested in the ivestigation of this country.

I would enjoy very much corresponding with you and with other research workers in your country and exchanging reprints.

Hoping to hear from you soon, I am,

Yours sincerely,
Boris A. Komarov
Cheif of Laboratory of Fluorination

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76. 4th June, 19..

Dear Sir,

I am a permanent reader of Voprosy Filosofii and enjoy reading your papers. I am writing to inquire whether you are willing to establish a regular exchange of reprints in our field of research work. I could offer you the following papers: ...and in exchange would appreciate having...

I trust to have a favourable reply from you.

Yours truly,
R.A. Bishop

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77. 10th April, 19..

Dear Sir,

We acknowledge receit of your letter of 5th April and thank you very much for the abstract you have sent me. We would appreciate it very much if you would kindly continue to send us abstracts published in "Physical Review."

Yours truly,
Alexander S. Smirnov
Editor-in-chief

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78. 14th December, 19..

Dear Professor Andreev,

I should be glad if you could let us have an abstract of your article "Biological Nitrogen Fixation," amounting to about 200 words for publication in "Chemical Abstracta."

We are looking forwad to receiving this abstract in the not too far distant future.

Yours sincerely,
Alfred R. Rangers
Editor-in-Chief

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(reply to letter # 78)

79. 20th December, 19..

Dear Dr. Rangers,

Re: "Biological Nitrogen Fixation."

Please find enclosed an abstract of my paper "Biological Nitrogen Fixation" amoumting to about 200 words for publication in "Chemistry Abstracts." Thank you very much for the the reprints you sent me. If I can be of any help to you in future, do not hesitate to write to me.

I trust I shall hear from you soon.

With best wishes,

Yours sincerely,
Artem P. Andreev

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(requesting publications)

80. August 10, 19..

Dear Sir:

I shall be grateful if you could arrange to forward me a copy of your publication*) entitled "Function of Acetylcholine As a Synaptic Transmitter," which appeared in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, v.7, No 3, 292, 19...

Yours truly,
Igor S. Melnikov
*) A copy of your publication = your reprint.

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(favourable reply to letter # 80)

81. August 20, 19..

Dear Dr. Melnikov:

In reply to your letter of August 10, 19... I have the pleasure to inform you that the publication you request has been sent to you under separate cover. I may only hope that it will be of use and interest to you.

With best wishes,
Sincerely yours,
Alfred E. Jones

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(unfavourable reply to letter # 80)

82. August 20, 19..

Dear Dr. Melnikov:

I am in receipt of your letter dated August 10, 19... I am awfully sorry that I cannot comply with your request regarding the publication entitled "Function of Acetylcholine As a Synaptic Transmitter." I have already distributed all my copies. The only suggestion I can make is that you write directly to the Journal of Biological Chemistry. Perhaps they will be able to supply you with a copy.

With best wishes,
AEJ:eb Sincerely yours,
Alfred E. Jones

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(acknowledging receipt of publication)

83. August 30, 19..

Dear Dr. Jones:

I wish to acknowledge with sincere gratitude receipt of your publication entitled "Function of Acetylcholine As a Synaptic Transmitter." This paper is exceedingly important to me for my experimental work. If you are interested in having a paper describing my work in this area, I shall be very happy to send it to you as soon as it is published.

I thank you once again for your kindness and trust to hear from you soon.

With best wishes,
Sincerely yours,
Igor S. Melnikov

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(arranging for an exchange of publications)

84. 20th April, 19..

Dear Miss Kuzmina,

Recently we have received a copy of your new periodical "Vodnoje Khozaistvo." We should like to arrange for an exchange of publications with your Commission and can offer our "Water Ways" in return.

If this suggestion meets with your approval, kindly let us know and we shall be glad to place the name of your Commission on our exchange mailing list for future copies.

We wish to be placed on your mailing list to receive all future issues.

Hoping to hear from you in the near future, we are,

Yours sincerelys,
Lydia A. Arnolds

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(reply to letter # 84)

85. 29th April, 19..

Dear Miss Arnolds,

We are in receipt of your letter of 29th April, 19... We shall be glad to arrange for an exchange of publications with your Natural Science Commission and are very much obliged for your kind suggestion to place us on your exchange mailing list to receive your periodical "Water Ways." In our turn we have added the name of your Commission to our list for all future issues.

I wish to assure you that such an exchange of publications will be to the mutual benefit of both Commissions in natural science research.

With best regards,
Yours sincerelys,
Raisa A. Kuzmina

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86. 15th December, 19..

Dear Prof. Novikov,

Thank you very much for your letter of 10th December, from which I learn that you are soon finishing your book and that it will be published in the near future. I hope you will not forget me and be so kind as to present me with an edition.

I wish to make use of this opportunity and ask you to send me a copy of Biofizika, No. 3, 19... Dr. A.B. Baskova has published in this journal a paper which is of great interest to me. If this journal is not available I would kindly ask you to inquire whether Dr. Baskova happens to have a spare copy of this publication and whether she would be willing to supply me with one.

With best wishes,
Yours sincerely,
R.A. Crawford

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(reply to letter # 86)

87. 20th December, 19..

Dear Prof. Crawford,

It is a great pleasure to receive your letter dated 15th December. Thank you very much for your cordial wishes concerning my book. My book will comprise 22 signatures. I may assure you that when the book comes off the press I shall be delighted to send you a copy. You have my word for it.

As for your request regarding Biofizika, No. 3, 19..., I am happy to inform you that I have sent you this issue under separate cover. I have contacted Dr. Baskova and she told me that she would like to arrange for an exchange of publications with you. I am sending you her address: ...

I am very glad I could be of service to you and if you need any further help from me, do not hesitate to write me.

Please convey me best regards to Dr. Charles P. Bradley.

Yours sincerely,
Roman N. Novikov

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Many research institutions and scientists use printed standard cards for requesting publications as well as for acknowledging receipt of them.
The most commonly-used patterns are the following cards:

88.
..., 20..

Dear...,

I shall be most grateful to receive the following publications (reprints):

.................................

.................................

Thank you*) for your prompt attention.

Yours sincerely,
...

 

..., 20..

Dear...,

We acknowledge with thanks receipt of your publication (reprint):

.................................

.................................

I trust you are receiving our publications regularly.

Yours sincerely,
...

 

..., 20..

Dear...,

I would greatly appreciate receiving a reprint of your paper:

.................................

.................................

Thank you for this courtesy.

Yours sincerely,
...

 

..., 20..

Dear Sir,

Please acknowledge receipt of the following publication (reprint):

.................................

.................................

Thank you very much.

Yours sincerely,
...

 

..., 20..

Dear...,

We gratefully acknowledge receipt of the following publications (reprints):

.................................

.................................

Our sincere thanks,

Yours sincerely,
...
*) Thank you in these cases are usually translated into Russian: Заранее благодарю Вас or Заранее благодарен Вам.

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89. March 17, 19..

Dear Professor Petrov:

We have started the publication of a new journal "..." in which we intend to deal with such problems as... Since the journal covers extensively your field of activity, we hope that it will call your interest..

In this connection we cordially invite you to co-operate with us and would welcome any contributions from you, which come within the scope of the journal. Perhaps you could contact other people who would be willing to submit their papers, detailed abstracts and other publications to our journal. I wish to thank you on behalf of the editorial board and myself for your co-operation.

In anticipation of your reply, I remain with kindest personal regards.

 
WRW/DC
Sincerely yours,
Walter R. Winston
Editor-in-chief

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(favourable reply to letter # 89)

90. March 20th, 19..

Dear Dr. Winston:

It is a pleasure to receive your letter dated March 17, 19... from which I am happy to learn that you have established a new journal. From the numerous problems your journal intends to raise I can judge of the importance and usefulness it will have in developing this branch of science.

It is very kind of you to invite me to co-operate with your journal and to submit my papers for publication there. I shall be very glad to comply with your request and send you future articles for your consideration. I have also called the attention of some research workers in this country to contribute papers to your journal and I trust you will shortly hear from them. Here are the names of some of them: Prof. V.B. Smirnov,-Prof. G.N. Goldberg, Dr. R.A. Smirnov and Dr. P.S. Spasskaya. All of them seem to take a great interest in your journal and wish it a good start and much success. I would also like to add my personal wishes.

Looking forward to hearing from you again, I remain,

 
APP:EF
Sincerely yours,
Arthur P. Petrov

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(unfavourable reply to letter # 89)

91. March 20, 19..

Dear Dr. Winston:

I am very glad to receive your letter of March 17, 19... and to learn of your intention to establish a new journal. May I wish you good luck in your undertaking and great success of your journal. I am very grateful to you for your kind invitation to co-operate with your journal but I am very sorry to disappoint you. I am unable to supply you with articles for publication in your journal inasmuch as my field of activity has nothing in common with the problems being raised in it.

However, as requested by you, I have contacted some research workers who are concerned with these problems. They informed me of their willingness to publish their papers in your journal. I personally think it would be very nice if your journal would extend to them an invitation. Attached to this letter you will find a list of names and addresses.

If I can be of any further help to you, please write me.

With best wishes and regards,
 
APP:EF
Yours sincerely,
Arthur P. Petrov
Enclosure: list of names and addresses

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92. April 3, 19..

Dear Professor Smirnov:

I am in receipt of your letter and contribution entitled... which arrived with the same mail this morning. I wish to inform you I have already taken steps to arrange for the translation of your paper. We shall naturally send you galley proofs of the article prior to final printing and kindly ask you to make the necessary corrections at your earliest convenience.

With best wishes,
 
WRW/dc
Sincerely yours,
Walter R. Winston

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93. April 12, 19..

Dear Professor Smirnov:

With reference to my letter of April 3, 19... I am sending you under separate cover two copies of galley proofs for your correction. Once again I kindly ask you to return the corrected copy at your earliest convenience taking into consideration that your paper is scheduled to appear in the May issue.

With best regards,
 
WRW/dc
Sincerely yours,
Walter R. Winston

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94. 19th April, 19..

Dear Dr. Winston:

I have received your letter of April 12th, 19... and the galley proofs you have sent me for my correction. I have looked them through carefully and I should like to call your attention to the following typographical errors in the copy.

1) Page 3, line 7 should read: ...

2) Page 3, line 14 should read: ...

I am very pleased with the translation with the exception of one passage (page 6, beginning line 12). In my opinion this passage should be translated in the following way in order to convey the exact idea:... I am dispatching the corrected copy with this mail.

With best wishes,
 
VBS/mf
Yours sincerely,
Viktor B. Smirnov

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95. 30 April, 19..

Dear Prof. Smirnov:

Thank you for your letter of April 19th, 19... We are glad to receive the corrected copy of galley-proofs of your article. We have taken all the necessary measures to avoid the Printers' errors. We have also shown your version to the translator who agrees with it wholly and asks you to excuse him for the misinterpretation of this passage.

In 3-4 days your paper will go to final printing and appear in our May issue.

With best regards,
 
WRW/eb
Sincerely yours,
Walter R. Winston

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96. 5th May, 19..

Dear Prof. Smirnov:

It gives me great pleasure to inform you that the May issue of our journal has come off the press. We have forwarded to you under separate cover a copy of the journal and 20 reprints of your publication.

If you are interested in obtaining further reprints of your paper we shall be very glad to offer them to you at our regular prices.

We are very grateful for your contribution and look forward to receiving others from you and from your colleagues.

We trust we shall hear from you in the near future. Best wishes from myself and from the editorial board.

 
WRW/eb
Sincerely yours,
Walter R. Winston
Editor-in-chief

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97. 10th May, 19..

Dear Dr. Winston:

Thank you very much for your kind letter and for the copy of the journal and 20 reprints. I find the journal exceptionally interesting and useful and I may only wish that future issues will be as interesting as this one.

At the present moment I have no new contributions to make to your journal.

I was very glad to have had this opportunity to make your acquaintance by correspondence and I am looking forward to meeting you personally.

Best personal regards,
 
VBS:mf
Yours sincerely,
Viktor B. Smirnov

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98. July 7, 19..

Dear Professor Winters:

Please find enclosed our paper under the title "Theory of Dilute Polymer Solutions in Viscoelastic Fluid" for publication in the Journal of Non-Newtronian Fluid Mechanics.

In compliance with the International (Geneva) Convention for Authors' Copyright to which the USSR is affiliated, the above-cited paper is registered with the Soviet Copyright Agency which is authorized to represent our interests. According to the new rules we allow one-time usage of our translated paper into English and reserve the rights to use the above-cited paper sent to you.

Sincerely yours,
Valentin P. Petrovsky

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99. October 23, 19..

Dear Dr. Samsonov:

Please find enclosed the galley-proofs of your review "..." for final check-up before it goes to press. Since we are eager to have the book published before the end of the year, we ask you to make the appropriate correction if necessary and to return the proofs without delay. The Printers have set the dead-line for printing the review not later than the 10th December, 19... Please take that into consideration.

In compliance with your request I am sending you a copy of the "Solid-State Physica," v. 3, N 4, 19... as you required. Please confirm receipt of the journal.

Yours sincerely,
Frank B. Webster

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100. Dear Prof. Andrew,

We are now in the process of planning the 19... edition of the Chemistry Newsletters which we hope will be available for distribution in February. During the past years we have been particularly pleased with your response to our request for material. We would like to continue to include as much information as is possible in future editions of the Newsletters, and are looking forward to your contribution.

Any suggestions or comments you might have about the topics to include in further editions of the Newsletters would be welcomed. Also, if you know of scientists who wish to submit their papers for publication in our journal, please inform us so that we could contact them and extend an invitation to them personally to send their papers to our editorial board for consideration.

Best wishes.

Yours sincerely,
Harold S. Pearson

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