Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 61

Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(ISRAEL.) SZOLD, HENRIETTA. Autograph Letter Signed, to Rabbi Solomon Goldman, welcoming him to Israel and informing him that a botanist hopes to meet with him in Jerusalem concerning the founding of a "Garden of the Prophets" in the U.S. 2 pages, 8vo, personal stationery ["Henrietta Szold" in Hebrew], written on the recto and verso of a single sheet; horizontal fold. [Jerusalem], 30 July 1939

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"Welcome to Palestine! . . . [W]e are all pleased that you came to see with your own eyes and hear with your own ears what the Yishuv does and thinks before Geneva discusses and decides.
". . . This note . . . is being written at the urgent [request] of Dr. H. Reubeni, whose work in Biblical botany is known to you. I tried to assure him that . . . if you could you would see him . . . .
"He wants to have an interview . . . about getting to the United States in the interest of his long-cherished plan to plant a 'Garden of the Prophets,' according to the pattern of the Shakespeare Gardens. . . ."