He's widely believed to have been the ghostwriter of the Balfour Declaration.
(Choosing to not use the word “the” is something of a tradition in the region—cough*Balfour*cough).
Some of the British officials who supported the Balfour Declaration were influenced by their fantasies about global Jewish power.
But if he does, the almost 100-year old Balfour Declaration offers some helpful language.
Mrs. Balfour had sent in a great box full of the most exquisite flowers, which she had brought all the way from the city.
It has transpired that the one dream of his life was to hear Mr. Balfour abused.
I undertook the task, however, and I wrote to Mr. Balfour at once.
Poor Balfour was awfully lonely after Chamberlain crocked up.
But Balfour was untiring in industry, prompt and precise in method, and administrative work appealed to him.
And as a business man I think Balfour was fully up to the mark.
Balfour Bal·four (bāl'fur', -fôr'), Francis Maitland. 1851-1882.
Scottish embryologist and zoologist noted for his studies of the development of the urogenital and nervous systems in vertebrates.