My Grandfather, Dr Rudolf Ehrmann, was Einstein's physician and close personal friend. For instance, he was one of three physicians to sign the death certificate of Einstein in 1955. Of the many letters from Einstein that have come down to us, the difficulty presented in now reading them is often context, translation and handwriting. Einstein sometimes wrote as part of an ongoing conversation. His German also loses subtlety, nuance or humor when translated. Lastly his handwriting is very difficult to physically see as he wrote so finely.
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