WEIZMANN, CHAIM (1874-1952) Born in Russia, earned a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemist called “The Father of Industrial Fermentation.” He produced acetone which was heavily used during the war. He put these talents to work for Britain in WW1. He was influential in adoption of the Balfour Declaration of 1917 promising creation of a Jewish homeland. Weizmann was President of the World Zionist Organization (1920-1930, 1935-1946), Provisional President (1948-1949) and the 1st President of Israel from 17 Feb. 1949-9 Nov. 1952.
World War II-dated TLS in Hebrew from Jerusalem, on letterhead of the Jewish Agency for Palestine.
Typed Letter signed (in Hebrew letters): "C. Weizmann" , 1 page, 5x7. Jerusalem, 1945, February 16. On letterhead of the Jewish Agency for Palestine to Mr. Heinz Yitzchak of the Jewish Agency for Palestine. In Hebrew, translated in full: “...Many thanks to you for your letter and I am happy to comply with your request,,,.in blessings....’’ . Chaim Weizmann (in Hebrew). One small paper repair to top right corner, otherwise in fine condition.................$1350.00