ASSOCIATE JUSTICE WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS - DOCUMENT SIGNED 09/06/1962 - HFSID 174955
The justice gives his permission for World Education, Inc. to publish a paperback edition of his book, Democracy, a Manifesto (1962), in the Hindi and Urdu languages
Sale Price $427.50
WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS The justice gives his permission for World Education, Inc. to publish a paperback edition of his book, Democracy, a Manifesto (1962), in the Hindi and Urdu languages Carbon Document signed: "W O Douglas" in black ink, 1p, 7¼x10½. No place, 1962 September 6. Documentary letter to World Education, Inc., New York, N.Y. Douglas gives permission for the firm to publish a paperback edition of his book, Democracy, a Manifesto (1962), in the Hindi and Urdu languages. Douglas has circled a "c" to make a copyright symbol in the text. William Orville Douglas (1898-1980) served as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1937 to 1939, during which time President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him Associate Justice of the Supreme Court to succeed Louis D. Brandeis. Justice Douglas's service on the Court totaled 36 years and seven months, longer than any other justice up until that point. He retired in November 1975 and died five years later at the age of 81. He was strongly libertarian in his opinions, distrustful of establishments of all types, and considered himself a voice for the voiceless and powerless. Light creased. Staple holes at upper left corner. Otherwise, fine condition.
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