Jackie Kennedy’s letters to Harvard boyfriend snapped up by French Lady


When you become world famous and then on to a legend, your life is thrown out into the public where rich antique collectors can grab everything you once owned. That is the way of the rich and the beautiful and the only relief is that it means your treasures are going to be preserved rather than buried underground. Christie’s has been able to slam the hammer on 22 ‘love’ letters by a teenage Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis priced at $134,500 to a French lady. The letters were written by Jackie to her then boyfriend R. Beverley Corbin Jr. she spoke about her ideas of being in love. In total there were 75 pages of content that was written between 1945 and 1951 on her personal stationery with the Miss Porter’s School letterhead. She also mentioned her school in the letters.
[CNN]