11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00AMCalender
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Hearst, William Randolph (1863-1951) Archive of Letters, 1930s.

$2,583$2,100
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Hearst, William Randolph (1863-1951) Archive of Letters, 1930s. Including: two typed letters signed and one unsigned to George Randolph Hearst; one autograph letter signed to daughter-in-law Lorna Hearst; seven typed letters signed or initialed to Lorna; one autograph letter signed to George and Lorna; approximately fifteen carbon copies of unsigned correspondence sent from Hearst to various newspaper editors in his employ; one letter from W.R. Hearst's assistant Widdicombe; two typed letters signed by Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy to Lorna Hearst; and a menu from Lorna's farewell luncheon in 1933, signed by her friends.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


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Keywords

Frank Murphy, Lorna Hearst, George Randolph Hearst, William Randolph, Widdicombe