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Walther Rathenau (1867 - 1922)

Lot 817: RATHENAU, Walther, Industrieller und Politiker; Reichsaußenminister, 1867-1

Stargardt Autographenhandlung

April 6, 2016
Berlin, Germany

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RATHENAU, Walther, Industrieller und Politiker; Reichsaußenminister, 1867-1922 (ermordet). E.Br.m.U. (Paraphe, zweifach). Rom 27.XII.1913. 4 S. kl.-4°. Auf einem Briefbogen des Grand Hotel Quirinal.
Wohl an seinen Büro-Vorsteher ("L.G."), dem er Anweisungen zu verschiedenen Geschäftsgängen und Vertragsverhandlungen erteilt.
"... Beifolgende Anlagen Nieske bitte an Bitterfeld zu geben. Die thatsächlichen Ausführungen lassen sich leicht widerlegen. Ich hoffe, dass die Herren die Verhandlungen inzwischen beendet haben; erforderlich ist, dass der neue Vertrag gänzlich von unseren Selbstkosten in Rhina absieht. Sonst erwachsen endlose Belästigungen ...
Kesslers Brief geben Sie bitte H. Gerstel. Ich bitte ihn, sich der Sache anzunehmen. Es werden hier Ausflüchte vorbereitet. H. Gerstel wird hoffentlich durchsetzen, dass wir jetzt die Vorschläge der Amerikaner erhalten, andernfalls fürchte ich, dass eine Besprechung nicht angenehm verläuft ... Vielleicht ist es das beste, wenn H. Gerstel K. in Paris aufsucht und entsprechend verhandelt, bevor er nach Berlin kommt ...
Sind die M. 100.000 AEG Oblig. von Hardy für die Stiftung besorgt? ..."

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