Polish-born Israeli chemist and politician who was the first President of Israel.
Autograph Letter Signed, Chaim Weizmann, one page, octavo, August 4, 1940. On imprinted stationery of the Dorchester Hotel in London, to Dr. Josef Cohn at the Zionist Organization of American in New York City.
“I would like to thank you for your reports. I can quite understand that the work is not too easy in present circumstances, but I do hope you will not be discouraged. It is only faith in the ultimate outcome that makes life possible at all, and I am myself quite sure that our endeavours will be crowned with success. So one has to carry on.
“I have just sent a long letter to Mr. Ruskin, giving him some details of what has been happening here, which may be of interest to you as well as to him. you might ask him to show it to you. With regards, I am Yours ever…”
Matted in cream and red, with a bust-length portrait photograph of Chaim Weizmann. Framed in antiqued gilt, framed dimensions are 18 and 1/2 inches wide by 14 inches high.
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