Letter Written by JFK to Purported Paramour is for Sale 

This April 15, 2016 photo provided by RR Auction shows a hand-written letter by President John F. Kennedy. The letter written by Kennedy to a purported paramour seeking to set up a liaison is one of several Kennedy-related items being sold at auction. The online auction is being held by Boston-based RR Auction starting June 16. (RR Auction via AP)

This April 15, 2016 photo provided by RR Auction shows a hand-written letter by President John F. Kennedy. The letter written by Kennedy to a purported paramour seeking to set up a liaison is one of several Kennedy-related items being sold at auction. The online auction is being held by Boston-based RR Auction starting June 16. (RR Auction via AP)

BOSTON (AP) — An intimate letter written by John F. Kennedy to a purported paramour seeking to set up a liaison is one of several Kennedy-related items being sold at auction.

The four-page letter to Mary Pinchot Meyer was written about a month before his assassination. It’s signed simply “J.”

It reads in part: “Why don’t you leave suburbia for once — come and see me — either here — or at the Cape next week or in Boston the 19th.” It goes on to say that such a meeting is “unwise” and “irrational.”

The online sale is being held by Boston-based RR Auction starting June 16.

RR officials say the letter wasn’t sent.

It is being sold by a collector.

RR Executive Vice President Robert Livingston expects it to fetch about $30,000.

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