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HOWARD R. HUGHES
(1905 - 1976) American industrialist and aviator, an eccentric billionaire who controlled RKO, founded the Hughes Tool Corp., and built and flew the enormous airplane "Spruce Goose". A.L.S."Howard", 2pp, folio, on a lined yellow legal page, n.p., n.d., a rambling communication written in several parts to his wife: "Dearest sweetheart, I adore you so very much. I just wanted to be sure you are aware of this. My baby, we will see each other tonight so we can permit you to get to bed at 12:00 if you feel sleepy then..." Hughes continues: "...Dearest love, I'm studying German - this week - will be most happy to see you tonight. I missed my favorite show - 'Trails of O'Brien' I love you very much & send for me before the stream runs dry...". With additional long-winded content on films and actors, mentioning Alan Ladd and Jimmy Stewart. Very good.
Estimate $ 1,500-2,000

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