Personal Letter from a 16-Year-Old Marilyn Monroe Sells for $52,460
According to the article, it was sent from Van Nuys, California on Sept. 14, 1942 which goes on to say, ""The actress describes her married life with 21-year-old James Dougherty, saying: 'He really keeps me busy cleaning the house and fixing meals, everybody told me that it is quite a responsibility being a housewife, and boy, I'm finding it out. But it really is a lot of fun."
The letter was sold at an auction for $52,460 by Los Angeles-based auction house, Bonhams and Butterfields which had placed a pre-sale estimate of $25,000- $30,000 on letter and envelope.
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