JAMES (1ST VISCOUNT BRYCE) BRYCE (BRITAIN) - TYPED LETTER FRAGMENT SIGNED - HFSID 206807
Sale Price $108.00
JAMES BRYCE, 1st VISCOUNT BRYCE
A clipped letter fragment from the British politician, signed in black ink
Typed letter fragment signed: "James Bryce", in black ink, 8x4. Fragment: "me, our happy recollections of the old place and our fellows scholars Sincerely yours". 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. Light surface creases. Corners slightly worn and creased. Lightly toned. Multiple folds. Adhesive residue on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.
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