Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 41

Price Realized: $ 1,188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
"95 PERCENT OF OUR PEOPLE WANT PEACE" BEN-GURION, DAVID. Autograph Letter Signed, "D. Ben-Gurion," in English, to J.A. Bandy, suggesting that, while the overwhelming majority [of Israeli Jews] want peace, the efforts of only one party to the conflict are insufficient [for peace], and explaining that he is unable to make him any promises. 1/2 page, 8vo, ruled paper, "No. 13" printed in upper margin [likely index for letter book]; horizontal fold, remnants of mounting at corners verso. Sde Boker, 11 April 1971

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"As far as I know our people here--at least 95 percent of our people wants peace, but one side only cannot make people.
"As I am not a member of any party in Israel and I don't mix in politics, I cannot promis[e] you anything."