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Bidding Information
Lot #    24649
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 10:55:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Two documents by David Ben-Gurion
Title (Hebrew)    שני מכתבים מדוד בן גוריון
Author    [Ms. - Zionism]
City    Tel Aviv
Publication Date    1948
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1]; [3] pp., 207:164 mm., light age staining, typed letter on paper signed by Ben Gurion. The second is ink on paper, all by Ben Gurion's hand, not signed or dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Two documents by David Ben-Gurion (1886–1973), Israel statesman; first prime minister and defense minister of Israel; an outstanding leader of the pioneering labor movement in Erez Israel, he headed the struggle for Jewish independence in Palestine.

The first document is a letter by Ben Gurion regarding assistance to a family wishing to emigrate to Israel; the second is Ben Gurion's draft of a speech he delivered.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
Other:    Zionism
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica