Lot 1154: Brezhnev, Leonid



2015-09-16 14:12:22

Lot 1154: Brezhnev Leonid: (1906-1982) General Secretary Of The Central Committee Of The Communist Party Of The Soviet Union 1964-82. T.L.S., L Brezhnev, One Page, Folio, Dnipropetrovsk, 21St July 1949, To Comrade Khrushchev, In Cyrillic. Brezhnev, In His Capacity As Leader Of The Regional Party Committee Of Dnipropetrovsk, Writes To His Mentor Khrushchev, Petitioning Him To Authorize A Celebration, Stating 'The 50Th Anniversary Of The Oldest Higher Mine-Engineering Institution Of Learning In The Ukraine - The Artem Dnipropetrovsk Mining Institute That Was Founded In 1899 - Will Be Celebrated On 12Th October 1949…', Further Reporting The Distinguished Services And Important Number Of Mining Engineering The Institute Has Given To The Nation And Concluding '…We Ask That You Resolve To Commemorate The 50Th Anniversary Of The Institute By Holding An Anniversary Celebration And A Scientific Session, And That You Support Our Petition For A Ceremony To Bestow A Medal On The Institute And To Grant Its Staff Members Government Awards'. Few Contemporary Ink Stamps To The Base Of The Document. Three Small Tears With Very Small Loss Of Paper And Two File Holes To The Left Border Not Affecting Text Or Signature And A Staple Trace To The Left Upper Corner. Vg . Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971) First Secretary Of The Communist Party Of The Soviet Union 1953-64. At The Time Of The Present Letter Khrushchev Was First Secretary Of The Communist Party Of Ukraine. Brezhnev And Khrushchev Met And Served During Second World War, Both Becoming Later First Secretary Of The Communist Party Of The Soviet Union, The First Succeeding The Second. Brezhnev Would Later Help The Push To Remove His Mentor Khrushchev From Power.. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £600-800
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