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LOT 11:

Four Bulletins and a Proclamation about the 1929 Riots – Jerusalem, 1929

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22/01/2019 at Kedem

Four bulletins and a proclamation printed during the 1929 riots, and therafter, on behalf of the British Administration. Jerusalem, August-September 1929.
1-4. Palestine Government, Official Bulletin. [Jerusalem]: Greek Convent. Issues nos. 2-5. August 26-31, 1929.
Four official bulletins, with a daily survey of the events in various areas, including a report about the number of dead and injured, Jews and Arabs.
5. Proclamation issued by the High Commissioner John Chancellor. Jerusalem: Greek Convent, September 4, 1929.
A proclamation about the investigation of the riots, and bringing the rioters to trial. In this proclamation accusations are against the Jewish and Arab public alike, as an "amendment" to a previous proclamation that blamed only the Arabs: "Representations have been made to me, which point to a belief in the minds of certain people that the trial of persons charged with criminal acts is to be confined to one section of the population. This belief does not correctly interpret the intentions of Government, which are that, since crimes of various descriptions are known to have been perpetrated by both Arabs and Jews, all offenders without distinction of race or creed will be brought to trial before the Courts…".
Size and condition vary. Good overall condition. Folding marks and creases. Some tears at margins and folding marks, some reinforced with adhesive tape. Some stains, mostly on the backs of the leaves.