Letter and newspaper clipping sent to Ernest Hemingway
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Hemingway letters to be restored by Boston Museum

A museum in Boston is restoring thousands of letters sent to Ernest Hemingway from friends including Marlene Dietrich and Gertrude Stein.

The JFK Library and Museum, alongside the Northeast Document Conservation Center, will clean and repair the letters, which are worth $5,000 (£3,1035) each.

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  • 03 Oct 2012
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