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Lot #461
Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller Wedding Receipts

Unique archive of receipts from Marilyn Monroe's wedding to Arthur Miller—including wine, cake, and candles

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Unique archive of receipts from Marilyn Monroe's wedding to Arthur Miller—including wine, cake, and candles

Unique archive of receipts from the wedding between Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller, held in Katonah, New York on July 1, 1956. Includes: a petty cash voucher in the amount of $6.18 from "6/29" for "Wedding Bell for M.M. Cake," stapled to its receipt, marked "decoration for the top of M.M.'s cake"; four petty cash vouchers from "6/30" for "Baking goods for M.M. wedding," "Wine for M.M. wedding," "Wedding cake for M.M.," and "Wine Glass & Candles for M.M. Wedding"; a Depot Liquor Co. receipt for "1 qt. Manischewitz," purchased by Milton Greene on "6-30 1956," marked "ceremonial wine"; a "Pottery Corner" receipt for "1 Wine Glass, 2 Candles"; and a receipt for $45 from Louis Sherry on Fifth Avenue, marked "M.M.'s wedding cake."

Additionally includes a Marilyn Monroe Productions, Inc. check made payable to cash for $400, June 29, 1956; a receipt for "bakery goods" from The Bake Shop in Westport, Connecticut; and a carbon copy of a 1955 letter directing mail delivered to Monroe at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel to be forwarded to Milton Greene Studios. In overall very good to fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #680 - Ended December 06, 2023