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Six Harper Lee letters expected to fetch $250,000 at auction

Six Harper Lee letters expected to fetch $250,000 at auction

An "exceptionally rare" collection of letters written by "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee to a friend will be auctioned in New York next week, Reuters reports, and could fetch up to $250,000. Christie's will auction the lot, which consists of six typewritten letters from Lee to her friend Harold Caufield, an architect, on June 12. The letters were written between 1956 and 1961, and some are signed with "comic pseudonyms" such as "The Prisoner of Zenda" and "R. Bouverie Pusey." The auction house describes the lot as a "poignant and especially rare" collection written to "one of [Lee's] oldest and...

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