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    Howard Hughes & Jean Peters Handwritten Notes- Mentions Baseball Game Through their years of marriage, Howard Hughes and Jean Peters lived in separate rooms, communicating mainly through handwritten notes, one of which is offered here. On a page from a yellow legal pad, not dated (though content dates it August 22, 1965), Hughes writes: "Dearest Sweetheart, Whom I love & adore, how would you like to visit me earlier tonight? Like about Saint time at 11:15? If this is OK, I will be all set and ready. I love you very much, Howard" This most likely refers to the TV show The Saint that starred Roger Moore as Simon Templar which ran during the 1960s. Peters replies: "Dearest- That will be fine - I'll wait for your message - or come in at 11:15 without. Love J." Jean also writes on the verso (in the margin) "A Giant pitcher hit Dodger catcher on head with bat in game today & I want to hear how he was." This refers to an incident in a baseball game on August 22, 1965 where San Francisco Giant pitcher Juan Marachal hit Los Angeles Dodger catcher John Roseboro on the head with his bat causing a 14 minute brawl. The rest of the writing is in Hughes hand, the several apparently unrelated comments include: "They are still postponing Saint. That SOB cost this country a tremendous loss of prestige. He ought to be shot. She is so F___ artificial. I am going to work all night and most of it our projects. Is that a part of his swallowing and digesting process? I gonna fly straight..." Wouldn't you love to know what some of these remarks pertain to? Fine condition save for a tear in left margin, transcript included.

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