1953 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER BY NOTED AUSTRALIAN DIPLOMAT, POLITICIAN AND JURIST

By: SIR PERCY CLAUDE SPENDER

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On offer is a super Australia interest ALS by Sir PERCY [Claude] SPENDER [1897-1985] Australian diplomat, politician and jurist. Spender entered politics in 1937 when he was elected to the House of Representatives. He held the seat until his resignation from federal politics in 1951. He represented the United Australia Party and, from 1944, the Liberal Party. Upon Menzies return to power in 1949 Spender was made Minister for External Affairs (19 December 1949 - 26 April 1951) and Minister for External Territories. Spender's greatest influence on Australian politics occurred during this period. He led Australian delegations to the British Commonwealth Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka and to the Fifth Session of the United Nations General Assembly (of which he was the Vice-President). On leaving politics Spender was appointed Australia's second Ambassador to the United States (1951-1958). He was the first Australian appointed to the International Court of Justice in The Hague (1958-1964) and was the Court's President from 1964 to 1967. TLS, AS AMBASSADOR AT WASHINGTON DC, 1953, 1p. Says he will record a 3-minute statement while at United Nations [The Price of Freedom]. VG.

Title: 1953 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER BY NOTED AUSTRALIAN DIPLOMAT, POLITICIAN AND JURIST

Author Name: SIR PERCY CLAUDE SPENDER

Categories: 20th Century Ephemera, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Manuscript,

Publisher: WASHINGTON DC USA, 1953

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: English

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 00MV781

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