JAMES (1ST VISCOUNT BRYCE) BRYCE (BRITAIN) - AUTOGRAPH 12/17/1921 - HFSID 56655
Sale Price $81.00
JAMES BRYCE, 1st VISCOUNT BRYCE
James Bryce pens his signature in black ink, dated 1921
Signature: "James Bryce/Dec. 17th 1921", in black ink, 5x6¼. James Bryce (1838-1922), elevated to 1st Viscount Bryce in 1914, was a British scholar, jurist and politician. A Liberal Member of Parliament from 1880 to 1907, he held several important governmental posts, including Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, President of the Board of Trade, Chief Secretary for Ireland, and chairman of a royal commission on secondary education. Bryce, who wrote a landmark study, The American Commonwealth (1888), was British Ambassador to the US from 1907 to 1913. During World War I, the Bryce Commission documented alleged German atrocities in Belgium, and Viscount Bryce was outspoken on the Armenian genocide. After the war he served on the International Court and advocated for the League of Nations. He opposed women's suffrage. Normal mailing fold. Left, top, and right edges frayed. Corners slightly worn. Slightly toned. Otherwise, fine condition.
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