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Churchill, Winston (1874-1965), Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), and Others. Signed Menu from the Atlantic Conference, 9 August 1

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$15,375$12,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Churchill, Winston (1874-1965), Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), and Others. Signed Menu from the Atlantic Conference, 9 August 1941.
Folded menu printed in red, blue, and copper-colored metallic ink, commemorating the dinner served during the historic meeting of Churchill and Roosevelt aboard the U.S. Flagship Augusta where the Atlantic Charter was drafted; dignitaries present are listed inside on the verso of the cover, each has signed over his name: Franklin D. Roosevelt; Sumner Welles; Admiral Harold R. Stark; General George C. Marshall; Admiral Ernest J. King; Major General Henry H. Arnold; Harry L. Hopkins; Averill Harriman; Winston Churchill; Sir Alexander G.M. Cadogan; Admiral Alfred D.P.R. Pound; General John G. Dill; Air Chief Marshal Wilfrid R. Freeman; and Lord Cherwell; slight foxing to cover, a little stronger foxing on blank outside back, contents and signature page not affected, 9 x 7 in.
[Together with] a black-and-white photograph of nine military men, including Archibald Wavell (1883-1950) and James Somerville (1882-1949), all signed, but most unidentified, the signatures faded away, 8 x 10 in.
[and] H.V. Morton's Atlantic Meeting, London: Methuen & Co., 1944, third edition, in publisher's cloth. (3)
Estimate $20,000-25,000


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Franklin Delano Roosevelt, George C. Marshall, Henry H. Arnold, Ernest J. King, John G. Dill, Harold R. Stark, James Somerville, Alexander G.M. Cadogan, Archibald Wavell, Harry L. Hopkins, London, United States, Atlantic Charter, Churchill, Foxing, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry Vollam Morton, United Kingdom–United States relations, W. Averell Harriman, Winston Churchill

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