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Jones, E. (1914). Letter from Ernest Jones to Sigmund Freud, August 13, 1914. The Complete Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Ernest Jones 1908-1939, 298-299.

Jones, E. (1914). Letter from Ernest Jones to Sigmund Freud, August 13, 1914. The Complete Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Ernest Jones 1908-1939, 298-299

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Ernest Jones

13 August 1914
69 Portland Court, London

Dear Professor,

I hope that Anna is doing the right thing by going home now, for I doubt whether you would not rather know her safe in England. However, she

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has struggled hard to make the best decision, and has been very brave in all this crisis.

She will give you the English news, so I need write nothing of it. Personally I feel that my duty is to stay by my post, and go on practising, rather than to join the war service. That has also the advantage that I shall be able to help our Vienna friends (Rank, etc.) financially, which may be rendered necessary by the war; I have tried to send money now, but there are no Austrian notes to be obtained in London.

I am terribly anxious to hear news of you and our friends, and hope you will try to communicate via Bjerre, Van Emden, Pfister, or Assagioli. I shall go to Holland soon to see Van Emden and find out what he knows.

With best love

from yours always devotedly

Jones.

[postcard from L. C. Martin, Sweden]1

3 October 1914

St. Södergatan 50, Lund

My family is well. My daughter has reached home safely. My eldest son,2 now Dr. of Law, is in training as a volunteer in the Artillery, and has not yet gone to the front. I hope soon to be able to work, though naturally do not expect many patients. My journals are still appearing—reduced, of course, and at longer intervals. Next week a number of the Internat. Zeitschrift and Imago will be published. The Jahrbuch has for some time

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