Lot #219
Arthur James Balfour Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $200+

Description

British Conservative statesman (1848-1930) who served as prime minister from 1902 to 1905; his Balfour Declaration, issued in 1917, established a national home in Palestine for the Jewish people. ALS, one page, 4.5 x 7, personal letterhead, June 21, 1895. Handwritten letter to "Mr. Rideing," marked "Private." In part: "I will try and think whether there is any subject—political or otherwise—on which I can send you a literary contribution." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #618 - Ended October 13, 2021





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