ALS, 1915 February 2 : Tokio, Japan, to Mrs. Cecil W. Troxel.

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Sun, Yat-sen, 1866-1925. ALS, 1915 February 2 : Tokio, Japan, to Mrs. Cecil W. Troxel.

ALS, 1915 February 2 : Tokio, Japan, to Mrs. Cecil W. Troxel.

Written by "the father of the Revolution," Sun Yat-Sen says: "I am sorry that I have disturbed your mind by my visiting to the Ming tomb; but you are mistaken. My visiting is merely a commemoration to a man, who gone before me, had done the same act as I did -- to vanquish a foreign conqueror from one's Fatherland. For China had been twice completely conquered by alien races ..."

1 1/2 p. ; 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

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Sun Yat-sen (/ˈsʊn ˈjɑːtˈsɛn/; 12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925) was a Chinese physician, writer, philosopher, calligrapher and revolutionary, the first president and founding father of the Republic of China. As the foremost pioneer and first leader of a Republican China, Sun is referred to as the "Father of the Nation" in the Republic of China (ROC) and the "forerunner of democratic revolution" in People's Republic of China (PRC). Sun played an instrumental role in the overthrow of the Qing dyn...