Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 55

Estimate: $ 150 - $ 250
(CIVIL RIGHTS.) BUNCHE, RALPH. Signature, "Ralph J. Bunche," as Under-Secretary-General of the UN, on a line provided for it at the end of a typed airletter to him. Additionally inscribed on another line, in holograph, the names of airlines used during trip: "Olympic and Air France." The airletter, sent by Larry Baxter from East Haven, CT, on July 7, 1966 to Bunche at the headquarters for the United Nations [Peacekeeping Force] in Cyprus requesting that he carry the airletter from Cyprus to New York. 1 page, pale blue paper; postmarked in Nicosia [on 11 July?]. Np, [July 1966]

Additional Details

Baxter's letter: ". . . We would like to have this as a historic memento on the occasion of your trip to Gaza, Jordan, Syria and Cyprus. . . ."