* HUGHES, Howard R. (1905-1976). Autograph letter signed ("Howard"), to his second wife Jean Peters. N.p., n.d. [c.1965].
1 page, folio, on lined yellow legal paper. Hughes asks his wife if she "would like to come at the end of Cinema IX… I[f] you are sleepy, I will go after you go to bed. I love you so very much." Peters replies on the lower third of the sheet: "I guess you know me pretty well. I am watching IX. I'll come in when it's over. J." Some other unrelated notes in her hand at bottom concerning a family matter, with note up side margin in Hughes's hand "Boats this big are Hell to sell."
Estimate $ 1,000-2,000
Provenance: Sold Phillips New York, 3 April 1985, lot 22.
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California