Nov 17, 2020 - Sale 2551

Sale 2551 - Lot 42

Price Realized: $ 975
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
KENNEDY, JOHN F. Typed Letter Signed, "John Kennedy," as Representative, to Frederick J. Broch, confirming that his claim has been filed with the International Claims Commission of the Department of State. 1 page, 4to, "House of Representatives" stationery; folds, moderate even toning; matted with a portrait and framed. Washington, 11 July 1951

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". . . I have just received a communication from Mr. Josiah Marvel, Jr., Chairman of the International Claims Commission . . . which indicates that your claim has been filed with that office . . . .
"Mr. Marvel assures me that your claim will be adjudicated by the Commission in accordance with . . . principles of international law, justice and equity. . . ."
In 1949, the International Claims Settlement Act established the International Claims Commission in order to process the claims of U.S. nationals for losses sustained when governments nationalized their property, including and especially that which occurred upon the arrival of communism in Yugoslavia beginning in 1939.