Nov 30, 2006 - Sale 2095

Sale 2095 - Lot 28

Price Realized: $ 3,120
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Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
CHURCHILL, WINSTON. Typed Letter Signed, to Bradshaw Mintener, concerning the statue of Churchill at the British embassy in Washington, erected on the boundary with one foot on "British soil" and one in America. 1 page, single 4to sheet, Hyde Park Gate stationery; folds, shaky signature from old age. London, 2 March 1964

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" . . . Would you please convey to the Washington Branch of the English-Speaking Union my warm thanks for the great honour you do me? It gives me the greatest pleasure that the statue should stand on both American and British soil, and I feel that it will rest happily and securely on both feet . . ."