(HOLOCAUST). Archbisop of Laodicae.

AUCTION 2 | Tuesday, June 03rd, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art Including Property from a Dutch Private Collector and the Late T. Nachum Gidal

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Lot 174

(HOLOCAUST). Archbisop of Laodicae.

Typed letter signed, in English, on headed paper of the Apostolic Delegation United States of America, to Drs. Israel Rosenberg and Abraham Kalmanowitz of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis Emergency Committee, concerning efforts of the Holy See “to impede the massacre of the Jewish population in (Hungary)” 2 pp. (4ff.), folded, 4to

Washington D.C.: 6th July, 1944

Est: $500 - $700
For historical context to this important letter see: P. Lapide, Three Popes and the Jews (1967) pp. 149-62